Development/Release Editor Seeding

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This page documents a lit of parameters you can post the release editor to "seed" it.

Release data

The following parameters specify data about releases

The name of the release. Must be a non-empty string.
A disambiguation comment for the release. Optional, non empty string
Optional text to place in the releases annotation
The barcode of the release. Optional, valid barcode without whitespace
The date of the release. Each field is an optional integer
The country the release was released in. Optional, may be any valid country ISO code (for example, GB, US, FR)
The language of the release. Optional, may be any valid ISO 639-2T code
The script of the text on the release. Optional, may be any valid ISO 15924 code (for example, Latn, Brai);
The status of the release, as defined by MusicBrainz. Optional, may be any of: official, promotion, bootleg, pseudo
The type of the release group, if a release group will be created. Optional, may be any of: album, single, ep, compilation, soundtrack, spokenword, interview, audiobook, live, remix, other
The type of packaging of the release. Optional, may be any of: jewel-case, slim-jewel-case, digipak, paper-sleeve, other

Labels and catalog numbers

Releases may be associated with multiple labels and catalog numbers, so the fields for specifying these is a little different. You must specify a positive integer for the n part of the field name to specify which label/catalog number pair you are referring to. For example: label.0.mbid and label.0.catalogue_number

The MBID of the label.
The catalog number of this release, for label n.