History talk:Style/Relationships/URLs/Cover art whitelist

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Image hosting websites

Could we whitelist the images from the various image hosting websites that are actually here for that kind of direct linking ?

Example of an imageshack Nỗi nhớ mùa đông hosted cover image.

Image hosting website examples : http://imageshack.us http://23hq.com

data:image links

Could we able the data:image links that dynamically generate the image, thus no need for any hosting ?

Copy paste this in your address bar to see Nỗi nhớ mùa đông's un-hosted cover image :

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Potential sites

This section has been moved from the main article since a long list of unpermitted sites is not particularly useful to people wanting to know what's permitted (and there are hundreds of sites out there that could be added). Entries highlighted in blue have been contacted for permission, but presumably no response was received.

Site Example release Cover URL Contacted Comments
AlbumArtExchange Example Cover No
AllCDCovers Example Cover No
ArkivMusic Example Cover No
cdRoots Example Cover No
CD Universe Example Cover No
cede.ch Example Cover Yes
Discogs Example Cover Yes unavailable via archive.org (robots.txt exclusion)
eMusic Example Cover No
Fresh Poulp Records Example Cover No
Gospel.nl Example Cover Yes
Gutsofdarkness.com Example Cover Yes
Hitmeister.de Example Cover No
HMV.co.uk Example Cover No
HMV.co.jp Example Cover No
Homegrown Music Network Example Cover No
iClassics Example Cover No
Joshin (web) Example (JAN) Cover (cat.num.) No
Juno Records Example Cover No
Last.fm Example Cover Yes
MusicMeter.nl Example Cover No
The Movie Music Store (aka SoundtrackINFO) Example Cover No
MusicPlug Example Cover No
MusicStack Example Cover No
Muziekarchief.be (Belgian encyclopedia for discography) Example Cover Yes In negotiation
Rate Your Music Example Cover No
Resonance Music Store Example Cover Yes
The Fall online Example Cover No unavailable via archive.org (robots.txt exclusion)
Wikipedia Example Cover No
Yalp.it Example Cover No
YesAsia.com Example Cover No Possible affiliate?
Zvuki.ru (an online russian music encyclopedia) Example Cover No Embeds logo into coverart (a no-go?)