Major differences between getID3() 2.0.0 and 1.7.8 (WiP)

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Allan Hansen
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Major differences between getID3() 2.0.0 and 1.7.8 (WiP)

Post by Allan Hansen » Thu Nov 16, 2006 11:05 pm

This is Work-in-Progess

1.7.8 requires PHP 4.2.0 or newer.
2.0.0 requires PHP 5.0.0 or newer.

1.7.8 consumes a lot more memory under PHP5 than 2.0.0 does.

2.0.0 has a slightly different interface for analyzing files.
2.0.0 has a completely different interface for writing tags.

1.7.8 writes proper ID3v2 tags in ISO-8859-1 encoding.
1.7.8 writes currupt ID3v2 tags in UTF-8.
2.0.0 writes proper ID3v2 tags in UTF-8 only.

New Features:
2.0.0 can write lyrics3 tags.
2.0.0 reads riff tags/comments (wave, optimfrog, la, litewave, etc).
2.0.0 supports new picture block in FLAC 1.1.3.[/b]

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