Burning CD with song titles?

Caleb Marcus caleb.marcus at gmail.com
Thu Mar 20 20:03:39 UTC 2008


This is mostly correct for CDDB, which is the leading proprietary
solution (used by iTunes as well as others)
On Thu, 2008-03-20 at 10:30 -0300, Derek Broughton wrote:

> Mario Vukelic wrote:
> 
> > On Wed, 2008-03-19 at 20:16 -0700, Patton Echols wrote:
> >> I thought there was an index on a mass produced CD .  .  .  otherwise,
> >> how does the computer know what disk to search for?
> > 
> > While CD-Text does exist (as others have noted), the CD database systems
> > work simply by comparing the first so-and-so bytes of the CD
> 
> Not as I understand it.  It actually uses the _exact_ length of the track
> (presumably amongst other things).
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