Why schemas and not code?

Peter Corlett abuse at cabal.org.uk
Fri Jun 30 09:23:11 BST 2006

On 30 Jun 2006, at 08:42, Tim Sweetman wrote:
> I eventually found a solution to my "genre" woes on iTunes. iTunes  
> decides most of what I listen to is "Alternative/Punk" (!?).  
> Conversely, "music for airports" is "Electronica/Dance" (How can  
> you dance to "music for airports"? By being a snail?), as is  
> lemonjelly. So is Fatboy Slim. Erm...

CDDB genre data is complete rubbish. Well, so is the rest of the  
data, but the genres especially so.

I like the way that audiobooks have two or three different genres as  
you go through the tracks. It gives such a sense of confidence in the  
rest of the data being correct.

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