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Date Tag in foobar2000 1.1.15 changed
post Oct 11 2012, 03:16
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From: 9th & Hennepin
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In previous versions of foobar2000 I have used the Date tag on compilations to reflect the range of years in which the material was recorded, i.e. "1991-2003". I don't really care about the release date for a compilation as I would like my sort-by-date playlists to have the earliest material at the top.

I just upgraded to the latest version (from 1.1.12, so not sure where the change would have come in) and foobar2000 refuses to write this tag any longer. A YYYY is ok, and it will also still accept the YYYY-MM-DD that I would use for a live recording.

Is this intended behavior, and if so, is there a way to force it to accept the old version? If not, I can just create my own tag to write the date, but I'd rather not retag 40,000 files....
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