I was asked to make an audio CD out of MP3s. Now, I’ve never tried that. So, I thought I’d see what I had installed: “apropos record” showed up ’simplecdrxA CD Recording and Ripping frontend‘. So, I gave it a try. The interface isn’t any great shakes, but I clicked the “Add OGG/MP3/WAV” button, added some MP3s, and then hit “Burn“, and it did it. That’s it. I didn’t even have to tell it where my CD burner was or anything. It just worked. This is how software is meant to be. Big, big kudos to John Tobin for writing it.
He also makes some allusions to it using Glade, so I might, if I get time, redo the UI a bit and send it over as a patch.

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