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0001127OpenMPT[All Projects] Player input plugins (xmp-openmpt, in_openmpt, foo_openmpt)public2018-06-12 13:19
ReporterSlenderAssigned Tomanx 
PrioritynormalSeverityfeatureReproducibilityN/A
Status assignedResolutionopen 
Platformx64OSWindowsOS Version10
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Summary0001127: Sample texts in Impulsetracker modules should be exposed in the foo_openmpt message tag
Description

It seems that currently, in the foo_openmpt message tag, for Impulsetracker modules, comments are displayed, and if those aren't found, instrument texts are displayed. I've seen some old modules that will actually write comments in samples rather than instruments, so the message tag only shows instrument names. I believe that sample tags should be included along with instruments in the foo_openmpt message tag.

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manx

manx

2018-06-10 05:11

administrator   ~0003548

If the song message is empty, we fall back to using the instrument names, if in turn they are completely empty, we fall back to using sample names. Although this heuristics work for most modules, it obviously cannot work for all modules, and I do not see an easy way to solve this.

It might be the case that the module in question only contains whitespace characters in the instrument names, and we could probably include that aspect in the heuristics.

Can you name/provide specific modules where the current heuristic fails?

Slender

Slender

2018-06-10 08:03

reporter   ~0003549

Yes, (-DF-RND.IT. https://www.dropbox.com/s/gyn60pu6ej569jj/%28-DF-RND.IT?dl=1

Saga Musix

Saga Musix

2018-06-12 13:19

administrator   ~0003551

It is more common in IT files to use sample texts rather than instrument texts for a song message, but of course this is not true for all modules. I guess we have to expose both texts if no comments are found in order to support both possible scenarios. The foobar plugin should probably also somehow expose the sample/instrument texts separately if it doesn't do so already, just like xmp-openmpt.

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2018-06-09 22:51 Slender New Issue
2018-06-10 05:11 manx Assigned To => manx
2018-06-10 05:11 manx Status new => feedback
2018-06-10 05:11 manx Note Added: 0003548
2018-06-10 08:03 Slender Note Added: 0003549
2018-06-10 08:03 Slender Status feedback => assigned
2018-06-12 13:19 Saga Musix Note Added: 0003551