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Apr 05, 2007, 07:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"I recently wrote a simple bash script to incorporate a lyrics database into some of my music-handling scripts. I took advantage of one of the benefits of open source software by finding an existing application that performed this task and inspecting the code to see how the developers did it.

"I started with the code for Rhythmbox, a music management application. I discovered that the developers used a couple of simple URL calls to a Web-based lyrics database called Leo's Lyrics..."

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