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Revision as of 14:32, 16 May 2007 by Dmppanda (FWIW, moving some bitroted discussion out of Terminology pages (Imported from MoinMoin))
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.