Re: napster

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From: Dave Winer (
Date: Sun Aug 06 2000 - 12:47:56 PDT

That's what Google is for, imho. Works great. Lyrics to everything is
already on the Web, or almost everything. Dave

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From: "Gregory Alan Bolcer" <>
To: "FoRK" <>
Cc: "Magi Discuss" <>
Sent: Sunday, August 06, 2000 11:45 AM
Subject: napster

> Here's a feature that's seriously missing from napster:
> search by lyric fragment. Right now you can do artist and
> song, which are always mixed up, but you can't do
> a search on some lyric fragment. This is the sole reason
> I use Napster is to find songs where I have no clue
> on who sings it or what they name of the song is.
> I always end up using AltaVista to do the lyric
> search, get a list of possible matches, and then plug
> them in one at a time on Napster to see if it's the song
> I was thinking of.
> Someone should tell those Napster boys about putting
> some lyric metadata into their MP3's or else generate
> it using some speech software.
> Greg

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