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

jacobbrett jacobbrett at hotmail.com
Thu Jul 21 12:12:42 UTC 2011

ChurruKa wrote:
> I see using the same date for all recordings is not 100% correct, but I
> think using the "exact" date would be overkill.
> Assuming the typical song from a pop/rock band lasts no more than 10
> minutes, live albums can be edited, for example, to cut long pauses when
> the band is not playing, and that is nearly impossible to know the exact
> hour when the concert started/the band started playing the first track
> (without counting time zone issues), I think knowing the exact track when
> we pass from concert_start_day to concert_start_day+1 would be nearly
> impossible and a source of disagreemens. I think the best way is as
> expressed on the current proposal.
I think it's quite reasonable to often not know when the clock ticks over on
a live recording, though I think it should be mentioned as an optional,
preferred enhancement to the quality of the MB data, if the editor is sure
of the accuracy of their source data.

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