[Matroska-devel] Hi, question about the MKV tags

Steve Lhomme slhomme at matroska.org
Sat Feb 5 18:22:29 CET 2011

On Sat, Feb 5, 2011 at 6:16 PM, Steve Lhomme <slhomme at matroska.org> wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 5, 2011 at 5:28 PM, Santiago Jimeno <sjimeno at ya.com> wrote:
>> As for LYRICS there is two posiblidades. To show them in real time and this
>> would be a subtitle in a player. As my program it's not a player I only
>> think about to add it like TagString in a SimpleTag and with TargetType = 30
>> (track).
> I'd rather keep it as synchronized, because that's the best way to use
> it. One thing I hate is when the same information is found twice in a
> file. Because if one is changed, the other is unlikely to be fixed.
> Plus it takes more space. Same reason why I prefer cover art in one
> place and not 2 possible (and since cover art is already common as
> attachment, that mode has to prevail). But for lyrics I guess it could
> be put in tags too, because adding the syncrhonisation info is a lot
> of work and will never happen in basic tag editors. So I will add an
> "entity" in the tags specification.


Steve Lhomme
Matroska association Chairman

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