[mb-style] RFC: Add date fields usage to the Performance AR guidelines

Nicolás Tamargo de Eguren reosarevok at gmail.com
Fri Jul 15 09:54:34 UTC 2011


On Fri, Jul 15, 2011 at 12:51 PM, jacobbrett <jacobbrett at hotmail.com> wrote:
>
> ChurruKa wrote:
>>
>> I've edited the RFC to remove the "for live performances" part, and
>> changed the start/end date descriptions to a more generic "this indicates
>> the start/end date of the performance".
>>
>> I've moved the old guide about live performances to bottom "Guidelines"
>> section, and rewrote it on a more non-strict way (i.e., start/end dates
>> are "usually" the same and is OK to just use the start date of a live
>> event as the performance date of all of its recordings.
>>
> I think "For live recordings the end date is usually the same as the start
> date. For most live albums from a single concert starting close to midnight
> and ending early in the morning is OK to just use the start date of the
> event on all concert recordings." should be appended with ", though precise
> dates are preferred.", or have such guide expressed in an equivalent manner.
Would you really prefer to put a song performed before midnight as day
X and after midnight as day X+1? Sounds ridiculously confusing to me,
people will assume it's a different concert the following day.
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