[mb-style] RFC: Style for compilation recordings

Johannes Weißl jargon at molb.org
Thu Jul 7 01:06:25 UTC 2011


Hello Michael,

On Fri, Jul 01, 2011 at 01:17:35AM -0500, Michael Wiencek wrote:
> The proposed RFC will modify the multiple titles style page[1] for
> recordings/release groups and replace it with this one:
> http://wiki.musicbrainz.org/User:Bitmap/Multiple_titles
> 
> The paragraph added to the middle reccomends using the compilation
> relationship where appropriate (making this very underused AR more
> visible to editors), and also gives a better solution for tracks with
> multiple artists.[2] (The previous messy solution to that was putting
> artists in the track title.)

I just found this section:
"Hidden tracks where a single (very long) track has music, then a
long silence (or noise), followed by one or more (different) pieces of
music should be entered as a single track following the guidelines for
multiple titles. If the title of the hidden song is not known, see the
guidelines for unknown track titles. These tracks are not allowed as
standalone recordings."

This would mean that your split-compilation-tracks plugin for Picard is
essentially useless :-( ?


Johannes
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