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Vicpa
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Hi,

As MBS moves to standards it would be great to add support for XSPF.

From Wikipedia

"XML Shareable Playlist Format (XSPF), pronounced spiff, is an XML-based playlist format for digital media, sponsored by the Xiph.Org Foundation."

 

Specs can be found at http://xspf.org/

 

The spec has all the xml goodness and supports extensions, so the MBS team can add stuff as needed. XSPF is supported by VLC, Here is a VLC link to their XSPF usage with the extensions they use http://wiki.videolan.org/XSPF

 

I realize m3u is probably more common, but can't seem to find a governing body that manages it. There are pros and cons to either format I am sure.

 

Thanks for consideration!

 

If you have VLC and like Classic British Rock as an example give.... never mind seems I can't upload a xspf file or even a file with a .txt extension...........?

"ClassicRock.txt

This upload failed"

 

Anyway trust me it is pretty cool.. http://www.classicrocklounge.com/ Live stream- VLC shows the track playing info

 

 

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