MM3 - 2680 Fixed playcount algorithm

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Post by chrisjj »

So Dave you're suggesting:

Count track as played after [X] [....]% or [X] [....] seconds of play

(where [X] is a checkbox)

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Post by ninerays »

Just a suggestion:-
How about having the played field have decimals? eg Played 8.4 times etc.
This would work well with podcasts where you could see how much of one you have actually listened to.
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Post by DaledeSilva(notloggedin) »

decimals is a really interesting idea and I didn't even think of it...

but then you have the problem of.. if users play a track halfway through twice... does that really count as 1?

not sure of the answer.. but interesting suggestion.

If you keep skipping a song right at the start.. it will keep registering a fraction and eventually get a playcount.. even though, technically, you've always skipped it.

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Did this ever get sorted out?
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Post by Volition »

This Feature is needed desperatly, I concur re podcasts. Or let me just manually edit the played #.

Either way everyones Percentage, will be different. However i'd like to choose mine.

As i would be after say 40%. And others would like different figures. Though to have it at 100% and that is it won't work for everybody.

Pls Pls Developers. Or when the db is settled, we could write scripts.

Product still looking good. Cant wait for it all to be totally settled.
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play counter logic

Post by rusty »

Hi,

This was changed so that it advances after track is fully played.

This may not be perfect for everyone, but we're really focusing on stabilization at this stage...

Re. podcasts, bookmarking is supported per podcast so you can see exactly where you are on any given podcast. But I agree with this idea--adding to the todo list (post 3.0).

-Rusty
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Post by Tylast »

OK, we're at Beta 2. MM3 is working with NO real issues for me now...just a reminder about this feature. :wink:
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Post by Big_Berny »

Yeah, would be great if that could be changed. Also the solution of MM2 was better IMHO.
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Post by caasland »

I would like the ability to consider a track 'played' once it has been synchronized.
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Post by emalvick »

Big_Berny wrote:Yeah, would be great if that could be changed. Also the solution of MM2 was better IMHO.
I have to agree here. I'd like things to change a bit too. Ideally, an option would allow a user to determine whether a track must finish or not and what percentage qualifies as "played".
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Post by martialartsguy »

I'll also vote for user-controlled times to apply to tracks (no matter what they are - 50% or 100%). I'm another user who doesn't listen to the entire track every time - I definitely liked MM2 better for this.
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Post by djkor »

50% OR 4:00 - i think this is best way for regular tracks, like in last.fm counter (audioscrobbler).
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Post by metalgorilla »

Add another vote for user configurable option to define what constitutes "played." A percentage slider or something similar makes sense to me.
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Glad I'm not the only one. 8)
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Re: MM3 - 2680 Fixed playcount algorithm

Post by Tylast »

OK, so is this dead?
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