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Re: [ARSCLIST] "CD ripper changer"?

On 24/03/07, Steven C. Barr(x) wrote:

> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Don Cox" <doncox@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> > I'm wondering if such a device exists, or if there is reasonably
>> > reliable/easy to use software that can create such a device:
>> > 
>> > A computer with 3 or more CD drives Software that automatically
>> > "batch-rips" to MP3 one drive after the other, and allows the user
>> > to insert new discs in the finished drives, then checks for new
>> > discs and goes back down the line until it encounters an empty
>> > drive.
>> > 
>> > I have a client who wants to convert a large CD collection to his
>> > iPod without doing one disc at a time.
>> > 
>> > Input much appreciated. I assume such a setup would be very useful
>> > to some libraries and archives.
>> I would think this could be done with a script on any good operating
>> system.
> It would have to be written in very basic language! Something like:
> (remember that each CD writer gets a different drive letter, at least
> in Wintel...)

But not in a good operating system.

> COPY <drive containing sound files> <CD-writer drive 1> IF error (this
> might have to be more specific, and refer to a full disc error) COPY
> <same drive> <CD-writer drive 2>
> This, of course, doesn't tell the source drive to start where it
> left off...I'm not sure exactly how that would be done...
> Steven C. Barr
Don Cox

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