automatically trim off quiet intro/outro

Bug #727368 reported by Daniel Fore on 2011-03-01
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Bug Description

In order to facilitate gapless playback (and also annoying tracks with 10 seconds of nothing at the end), Beatbox should automatically trim intros and outros with no output.

Allen Lowe (lallenlowe) wrote :

this seems a little unrealistic to me

Allen Lowe (lallenlowe) wrote :

technically speaking

Tobin Davis (gruemaster) wrote :

The problem with this as I see it is that some artists include gaps in their music for artistic reasons (Depeche Mode comes to mind). Better to leave it alone and allow for user adjustments.

Scott Ringwelski (sgringwe) wrote :

Yes this does not seem like a good idea, as Tobin said.

However, gapless playback will be implemented.

Changed in beat-box:
status: New → Triaged

I'm going to agree with Tobin on this one; it should *not* do it, at least not by default. I think a better solution (for a user) would be to make sure their song files themselves are trimmed, and that's outside the scope of a music player.

Changed in beat-box:
status: Triaged → Won't Fix
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