[mb-style] RFC-327: Featured Artists

Andii Hughes gnu_andrew at member.fsf.org
Tue Jul 19 11:20:22 UTC 2011


On 19 July 2011 10:06, Kuno Woudt <kuno at frob.nl> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> On 19/07/11 10:24, MeinDummy wrote:
>> Andii Hughes wrote:
>>> I suggest we have a separate guideline for translating other terms to
>>> either
>>> 'feat.' (and thus applying the featured artist guideline) or '&  ' (treat
>>> it as a collaboration).
>>
>> These things are just too similar and there's no clear border between them.
>> If there are separate guidelines an inexperienced editor might just find one
>> of the guidelines and apply it to the wrong case.
>> IMO, there should be one general Featured Artists and Collaborations
>> guideline for recordings and release groups.
>
> I tend to agree with this, however, I don't think we have decide on that all
> at once.  It is fine to just fix the most pressing issue right now, and allow
> artist credits to be used properly on recordings for featured artists.
>
> We can continue the discussion after that has been implemented and make further
> improvements to the guideline in future proposals.
>

+1

I'd like to get this through so we can start crediting the many
'feat.' tracks properly.
If someone then wants to expand it, or add a separate guideline, to
map the various
credits to this or a ' & ' structure, so be it.

> -- kuno / warp.
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Andii :-)



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