[mailing] Re: [mb-style] Release Country ReQUEST
marcosola at oksatcom.it
Mon Jan 9 07:52:25 UTC 2006
Il Monday, January 09, 2006 5:22 AM
Björn Krombholz <fox.box at gmail.com> ha scritto:
>> We are really really all becoming ridiculus.
> Well, the ongoing discussion shows, that it is not, because it is not
> just a matter of simply adding EU.
Why? I still can't see what is the matter in adding it.
> Just answer a few simple questions:
> 1. How do you define an EU release? Or when must a release be tagged
> with EU?
No, there's a problem underlying: how do you define a release?
As I understand for you a release is the fact a cd is available in stores.
To me a release is the physical cd which is boild so to be sold in a market:
a brasilian release has portuguese liner notes and a Eu reelase has what it
is needed to be sold in EU. I mean, if the same identical phisical cd is
sold in two different country, for me it's same release.
Said that, it's likely I've not the right point of view.
> 2. Where is the problem in adding existing countries as we do now?
The problem is that users are tagging a cd that have in their hand and the
only info they have is "2002 made in EU": which country should they use?
Since whan there is no EU expect them to use nothing or Anctartica (btw I
really love to see an example of a cd release in all Anctartica in the very
> 3. Do you know an example for an EU release, if yes which is it?
As I said, my collection is loaded with EU release as I intended it. Now I'm
at work but I will surely document this.
>> MB has two choice:
>> 1) add EU as release contry, since it's a country, 2) let moderator
>> add EU releases as Anctartica, which is not a country.
> 3) Don't add EU and continue with the current policy.
No, 3 is not given, what will happen it's 2, like it or not.
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