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Re: CDDB db grand unifaction

On Wed, Nov 15, 2000 at 08:49:34PM +0000, Adrian Bridgett wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 14, 2000 at 16:18:47 +0100 (+0000), Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> > Previously Dave Swegen wrote:
> > > What I would like to see is a policy covering how cddb-capable programs
> > > should behave. Perhaps this is outside the scope of Debian, but if it
> > > isn't, and there seems to be some interest I would be happy to put
> > > together some sort of proposal. I guess that it would require that all
> > > programs use ~/.cddb/ for user dbs, and /var/cddb for system-wide dbs.
> > 
> > I once made a cddb package for that very purpose.. it's made from the
> > xmcd sources and has /var/lib/cddb (iirc) and a tool to manage the
> > database.
> There is a bug report filed against xmcd requesting that it use the free
> cddb database instead.  I intend to do this when I do the next upload of it
> (which may be some time as there is a fair bit to do and I'm busy (like
> everyone else)).

Somehow I suspected that such a proposal wouldn't be met by wild cheers
from CD player package maintainers ;)

So perhaps it would be better to file a bug against any package that
doesn't use the cddb package?


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