[mb-style] RFC-329: Removal of CDON.COM and AMG from What not to Link to
jacobbrett at hotmail.com
Fri Jul 15 12:17:47 UTC 2011
> That page wasn't included under Style/ because it was never official
> , so I don't think it should have been moved there.
I apologise, an oversight on my part and indeed a mistake, too.
> Also, when you want to move a page, please ask someone  to move it
> properly. Pasting the last version on the new page and making the old
> page a redirect loses all the history (well, technically it's still
> there, but nobody will be able to find it) and it also doesn't move the
> talk page.
Good point, sorry about that.
> I actually think the entire page should just be deleted, there's very
> little on it that's still correct or not already stated somewhere else.
> iTunes and CD Baby are also incorrect now. Last.fm is debatable but
> would be more suited to the relevant pages (e.g. the discography
> relationship page or a page talking about good/bad sources of data ).
>  "It is not an Official Style Guideline"
> http://wiki.musicbrainz.org/?title=Style/Miscellaneous&oldid=43735 and
> there's nothing on
> saying that it's official.
>  Anyone (who's still active) from
>  http://wiki.musicbrainz.org/How_To_Write_Edit_Notes I guess...
In that case, shall I resubmit the RFC to delete or designate as history?
> jacobbrett wrote:
>> Please see 'What not to link to':
>> I think the following sites below should be okay to link to now.
>> The ID on the end is an "AMG [Artist/Album/Song] ID"; the URI format
>> unlikely to be obfuscated.
>> "If you operate a Web site and wish to link to the AMG Websites, you may
>> so provided you agree to cease such link upon request from AMG." -
>> Point 1 is now irrelevant and I think the EU domain could be used for all
>> music links, rendering point two obsolete, also.
>> The EU domain seems to stock all music products that the other sites do,
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