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Move Composers to LibreOffice? ODS file with full names, DemoZooID and automatic Composers.json generation during save

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1This file gives all the information needed for those who want to send songs
2to ASMA archive via e-mail to "".
4If you want to send some songs, they should be already converted to SAP
5format and should include all the information needed (author, name, date,
6number of songs). If you're unsure about any information needed, you can
7send us the music as well, maybe we can find the info together. If you don't
8know how to create SAP files, send me the binary file with the INIT and PLAY
9addresses and memory location where the song has to be loaded.
11File formats accepted
13SAP - (Slight Atari Player) - The format designed for playing 8-bit Atari
14      music on modern computers. All other formats can be converted to SAP.
15      See for more information
16      regarding the SAP file format.
17AMP - (Antic Music Player) - Atari music editor by Steven Lashower
18      See also
19AMS - (Advanced Music System) - Atari music editor by Lee Actor
21Benjy Soundmonitor
22CMC - (Chaos Music Composer) - Atari music editor from early 1990s.
23CM3 - (CMC "3/4") - CMC with modified pattern length.
24CMR - (CMC "Rzog") - CMC with modified bass sounds.
25CMS - (Stereo Double CMC) - Stereo CMC.
26DMC - (DoublePlay CMC) - CMC with 6502 routine executed at double rate of the
27      original CMC.
28DLT - (Delta Music Composer) - Atari music editor from 1990s.
29FC  - (Future Composer) - Atari music editor from 1990s.
30MPT - (Music ProTracker) - Atari music editor from 1990s.
31MPD - (MPT DoublePlay) - MPT with 6502 routine executed at double rate of the
32      original MPT.
33RMT - (Raster Music Tracker) - Modern Atari music editor running on Windows.
34TMC - (Theta Music Composer) - Atari music editor from late 1990s.
35TM2 - (Theta Music Composer 2.x) - Modern Atari music editor.
36TM8 - Theta Music Composer dual POKEY configuration (stereo).
38If possible, send also the original file/game/demo that you ripped the
39song(s) from.
41Information needed (or welcome)
43- Author of the song
44- Name of song
45- Date of creation or copyright date
46- Number of subsongs/default subsong
47For SAP files this information should be already included in the header, for
48other fileformats write it into a separate textfile.
50STIL information
52This information is not essential but if you know anything of these, please
53send it together with the song.
54- Name of covered song (plus album)
55- Name of the interpreter (singer, band) or composer
56If the song is a demoparty music compo contribution, send us the name of the
57party (including year) and the final standing of the song (only for songs
58that ended at 1st, 2nd or 3rd place).
59Again you can write all this information into a separate text file.
63  TITLE: Domino Dancing [from Introspective]
64 ARTIST: Pet Shop Boys
67COMMENT: 2nd place at Intel Outside 4 music compo.
69Thank you for your contributions!
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