[mb-style] Works style guideline

Frederic Da Vitoria davitofrg at gmail.com
Fri Jul 15 10:29:24 UTC 2011

2011/7/15 Paul C. Bryan <pbryan at anode.ca>

> **
> So, we've all now had some time with NGS under our belts, and have run into
> deficiencies in the ways the original work<http://wiki.musicbrainz.org/Works>wiki page was drafted—which occurred before works were fully realized in the
> test server! I'd like to take another stab at revising it and getting it
> accepted as an official style guideline.
> This email is a request for issues, which will be addressed in a new
> revision of a Work style guideline (i.e. put under Style/Work and
> transcluded to official documentation).
> Whatever is not working with works, let me know. I'll attempt to get
> consensus from the style council on the issues and solutions via discussion,
> RFC and RFV.
> Fodder to get us started:
>    - remixes: there is controversy over what makes a remix a distinct work
>    from another
>    - opera: track boundaries often appear at arbitrary positions of the
>    libretto; should each be considered a work?
>    - classical: movements vs. their higher level works
> Hit me with your issues!

Jazz: is a new cover a different work? If not, is there a point (which may
be difficult to define) where the answer would be yes? I guess most users
agree on the answers, but it should at least be clearly stated.

Frederic Da Vitoria

Membre de l'April - « promouvoir et défendre le logiciel libre » -
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