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--keep-foreign-metadata and EAC. Necessary at all?
Xenion
post Nov 8 2012, 14:19
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I understand what --keep-foreign-metadata does but i wonder if it is necessary at all with WAVE files EAC produces. In my tests restored files previously encoded <without> the --keep-foreign-metadata option have the same checksum as the original EAC-created WAVE file. Is this because my test-CDs just don't contain any foreign metadata or is this switch useless in combination with EAC, because EAC doesn't read any "foreign" metadata at all?
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greynol
post Nov 8 2012, 15:55
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Who is ripping to wave with EAC and using third-party software to add metadata to it prior to encoding to flac?

This would be more of a concern when ripping with dBpoweramp, but still, who doesn't just rip to flac directly?

Why do you even care about what other people might be doing?

Finally, this has everything to do with tagging wave files (something EAC cannot do by itself). Whether CDs contain cd-text is completely irrelevant.


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