[mb-style] RFV327: Featured artists

Nicolás Tamargo de Eguren reosarevok at gmail.com
Sat Jul 30 21:44:27 UTC 2011


On Sun, Jul 31, 2011 at 12:42 AM, Lemire, Sebastien <mail at benji99.ca> wrote:
> +1 here as well!
> Btw has it been decided that we can use this guideline for featured artists
> on classical releases?

That would be a separate, CSG decision. I think everyone (or almost
everyone) agrees that performers need to be credited at recording
level anyway, but still not sure how. Let's finish the works first ;)

> On Sat, Jul 30, 2011 at 2:10 PM, Rupert Swarbrick <rswarbrick at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>>
>> Andii Hughes <gnu_andrew at member.fsf.org>
>> writes:
>> > Expected passage date: 1st of August, 2011 (~2 days)
>> >
>> > The proposal:
>> >
>> > http://wiki.musicbrainz.org/Proposal:Featured_Artists
>> >
>> > updates the
>> >
>> > http://musicbrainz.org/doc/Style/Recording_and_release_group_titles/Featured_artists
>> > guideline for recordings and release groups.
>> >
>> > Instead of the old form for featured artists:
>> >
>> > "X (feat. Y)" by Z
>> >
>> > a new form is used which makes use of artist credits:
>> >
>> > "X" by Z feat. Y
>> >
>> > where Z and Y are artists in the DB and ' feat. ' is the join term.
>> >
>> > The primary advantage of this is that the featured artist credits are
>> > no longer merely textual, but linked
>> > to artist entities in the database.
>>
>> I'm definitely for this! +1
>>
>> Rupert
>>
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