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<ul><li style="list-style-type:none">The introduction of [[Publisher Relationship Type|PublisherRelationshipType]] implies the existence of a new artist type, which should probably called "Company". This could be handled by the existing "Group" artist type, but I'd suggest that a new type be created. Other types might be created in future, such as "Label". It's also worth considering formalizing the difference between [[Legal Name|LegalName]] and [[Performance Name|PerformanceName]] this way: which is discussed further on [[Musical Association Relationship Class|MusicalAssociationRelationshipClass]], [http://lists.musicbrainz.org/pipermail/musicbrainz-style/2005-June/000136.html here], and [http://lists.musicbrainz.org/pipermail/musicbrainz-style/2005-June/000138.html here].
 
<ul><li style="list-style-type:none">The introduction of [[Publisher Relationship Type|PublisherRelationshipType]] implies the existence of a new artist type, which should probably called "Company". This could be handled by the existing "Group" artist type, but I'd suggest that a new type be created. Other types might be created in future, such as "Label". It's also worth considering formalizing the difference between [[Legal Name|LegalName]] and [[Performance Name|PerformanceName]] this way: which is discussed further on [[Musical Association Relationship Class|MusicalAssociationRelationshipClass]], [http://lists.musicbrainz.org/pipermail/musicbrainz-style/2005-June/000136.html here], and [http://lists.musicbrainz.org/pipermail/musicbrainz-style/2005-June/000138.html here].
 
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This page has a list of artists that should be migrated to labels: [[Artists That Should Be Labels|ArtistsThatShouldBeLabels]]
   
 
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Revision as of 15:38, 16 May 2007

Staled proposals that haven't (yet) come to reality

PublisherRelationshipType

Before the introduction of the label system, some artists were created for publishers. They were indeed companies, and ought to be migrated to Labels. It was even suggested the following:

  • The introduction of PublisherRelationshipType implies the existence of a new artist type, which should probably called "Company". This could be handled by the existing "Group" artist type, but I'd suggest that a new type be created. Other types might be created in future, such as "Label". It's also worth considering formalizing the difference between LegalName and PerformanceName this way: which is discussed further on MusicalAssociationRelationshipClass, here, and here.

This page has a list of artists that should be migrated to labels: ArtistsThatShouldBeLabels

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