Re: [rumori] MP3s: pay-to-play: CDDB (fwd)

From: { brad brace } (
Date: Tue Feb 20 2001 - 19:37:50 PST

On Tue, 20 Feb 2001, Reed Hedges wrote:

> >CDDB is eerie: it was able to instanteously (in one second)
> >identify and label all the tracks on CDs that I was ripping to MP3. Can it
> >possibly be able to do this based only on song-lengths? I foresee record
> no, it sends the cd serial number (or whatever) to the server, which

CDs have digital serial numbers? Where? Distinct numbers?

> answers back with the info. i believe it can do this just through http/cgi,
> or througha special protocol.

It's certainly weird: I wasn't even connected to the Net at the time. I
wonder how that works?

> the cddb option in your music player/ripper is usually configurable.

I'll look...

> use instead.
> see


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