dupuy at cs.columbia.edu
Wed Jun 1 18:38:15 UTC 2005
>>At some point, we should add track-level attributes that would handle
Matthias Friedrich replied:
> That was the original approach, now language and script are attributes
> of album.
Yes, language and script (for titles) are attributes of album, and that's the
best place for them.
I was referring to the proposals for *additional* language attributes, for the
language of the lyrics/performance, apart from the titles, and it makes the
most sense to do those at the track level.
For example, on album might have titles in Chinese/Han (simplified) - but the
actual songs might be performed in "Cantonese" or "Mandarin" (note that those
languages do not have ISO codes, yet, and that's *another* reason why the
current album-based scheme is restricted to titles, and does not attempt to
Realistically, I don't expect track-level attributes to happen any time soon
(definitely not this year). But I suspect they will happen eventually.
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