Q: mpg123 with Python

Rainy sill at optonline.net
Tue Jul 10 15:01:11 EDT 2001

On Tue, 10 Jul 2001 14:14:38 +0200, Holger Kipp <hoki26 at gmx.de> wrote:
> Hi,
> my professor told me, that i have to realize a "webbased skin for mpg123
> with flash and mySQL"
> so, i installed mpg123 and now i've got the problem to respond that player
> via Python.
> Flash and the mySQL-DB are not the problem ...
> I MUST retrieve ID3-Tags, playtime, etc... from mpg123 and have to control
> the player
> like: skip track, seek, pause track, ... and so on.
> Is there any EASY sourcecode/modules/API for Python?  (I'm using Python2.1
> on RedHat 7.1)
> Where can I show useful code-segments? Do you have an better idea? Shouldn't
> I use mpg123?
> Please note: easy code is required ;-))
> yours sincerely
> Holger Kipp

Look at my sig - it uses mpg123, it skips, but doesn't pause track or seek.
I know there's cplay.py that also uses mpg123 as backend and has pausing/
seeking. I don't remember where I got it, so try searching for it..

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