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Re: Retiring ksensors, possibly id3lib as well?



On Wed, 7 Oct 2009 13:04:35 -0700, Conrad wrote:

> On Wednesday 07 October 2009 12:55:10 pm Lyos Gemini Norezel wrote:
> > On 10/07/2009 03:19 PM, Björn Persson wrote:
> > > Lyos Gemini Norezel wrote:
> > >> Is there valid, logical, reasoning to continue to support such old code?
> > >
> > > Are there any bugs that are so severe that we can't continue using the
> > > software?
> > 
> > No, actually.
> > 
> > Surprisingly enough... there are no current bugs open against id3lib.
> > 
> > >   If not: Why throw out working software just because it's old?
> > 
> > Don't security risks grow exponentially as software 'bit rots'?
> 
> Is it possible that id3lib is 'complete'?

Would be unusual, considering how complex the later ID3v2 specs are.

> The id3 format isn't extremely complicated, 

Define "extremely complicated".
http://www.id3.org/Compliance_Issues


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