Re: [dev][announce] slm - music curation

From: Patrick <>
Date: Fri, 29 Nov 2013 03:35:43 +0800

On 2013-11-28 11:06, Charlie Kester wrote:
> Here's a use-case that argues for hardlinks: I've often encountered
> situations where ripping a CD or downloading from Amazon has resulted in
> the same artist appearing in my collection under two slightly different
> names. (I like world music, for example, and there doesn't seem to any
> consistency in the way some names are spelled.) If I correct this by
> moving all the files under the same artist subdir, I would break any
> symlinks pointing to the subdir using the variant artist name I don't
> want to keep.

Canonicalization sucks.

We have to do it by hand because a) every other company / person is
dumb, and b) we have personal recordings not captured by CDDB /
allmusic /
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