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by zag
Fri Apr 28, 2017 8:39 am
Forum: Developers
Topic: Matching album names containing invalid file path characters
Replies: 21
Views: 546

Re: Matching album names containing invalid file path characters

bLight wrote:Any update?


Yeh its in progress. I want to make sure all the functions add this data going forward, so its a little more work than just running a database script.
by zag
Tue Apr 25, 2017 8:50 am
Forum: General Site Chat
Topic: can not edit Album
Replies: 1
Views: 30

Re: can not edit Album

Seems like a strange album type "unspecified type" on musicbrainz

https://musicbrainz.org/artist/3042ccd3 ... a164e58174

I managed to add it manually though:

http://www.theaudiodb.com/album/2279608
by zag
Sun Apr 16, 2017 12:28 pm
Forum: Developers
Topic: Matching album names containing invalid file path characters
Replies: 21
Views: 546

Re: Matching album names containing invalid file path characters

Sorry I've been away snowboarding for a few weeks ;)

Will take a look next week.
by zag
Thu Mar 30, 2017 2:10 pm
Forum: Developers
Topic: Matching album names containing invalid file path characters
Replies: 21
Views: 546

Re: Matching album names containing invalid file path characters

Problem with some of those is they really effect album names

Example

Deadmau5 - 4×4=12

Turns into:

Deadmau5 - 4412
by zag
Tue Mar 28, 2017 8:17 am
Forum: Developers
Topic: Matching album names containing invalid file path characters
Replies: 21
Views: 546

Re: Matching album names containing invalid file path characters

You don't yet ;)

I was just checking the character removal is OK with you before I actually add it to a new database field.

Are the above examples what you want?
by zag
Tue Mar 28, 2017 8:16 am
Forum: Database Items
Topic: Delete duplicate Artist
Replies: 8
Views: 695

Re: Delete duplicate Artist

Thanks fixed.
by zag
Thu Mar 16, 2017 3:46 pm
Forum: Developers
Topic: Matching album names containing invalid file path characters
Replies: 21
Views: 546

Re: Matching album names containing invalid file path characters

I would like to test this before rolling it out fully to the new strAlbumStripped field. Hows this for a example set of 500 albums: http://www.theaudiodb.com/blank.php currently removing these characters: array('!', '@', '#','$', '%', '^','&', '*', '(',')', '_', '-','+', '\'', '[',']','{','}',';...
by zag
Thu Mar 16, 2017 12:21 pm
Forum: Developers
Topic: Matching album names containing invalid file path characters
Replies: 21
Views: 546

Re: Matching album names containing invalid file path characters

Yep I don't see any major downsides really, its a great idea.

I'm working on it now but it will be a little bit until the data is copied in the tables.
by zag
Wed Mar 15, 2017 8:55 am
Forum: Developers
Topic: Matching album names containing invalid file path characters
Replies: 21
Views: 546

Re: Matching album names containing invalid file path characters

Hmm yes thats actually a good idea, I will see if thats possible too.

Are you still wanting all those characters removed? Or just the :
by zag
Mon Mar 13, 2017 3:12 pm
Forum: Developers
Topic: Matching album names containing invalid file path characters
Replies: 21
Views: 546

Re: Matching album names containing invalid file path characters

Can you try this: http://www.theaudiodb.com/api/v1/json/1/searchalbum.php?a=In%20Time%20The%20Best%20of%20R.E.M.%201988-2003&i=1 Notice the i=1 at the end to denote removing the irregular character : The speed is VERY slow for this though :( Almost 0.2 seconds per query when a normal one is abou...

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