[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.


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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