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This is for ambiguous tracks titles. Where there are multiple track titles (with different spelling, capitalisation or punctuation) for the same song.
 
This is for ambiguous tracks titles. Where there are multiple track titles (with different spelling, capitalisation or punctuation) for the same song.
   
 
If no definite proof can be found for the correct spelling/punctuation, the most common version of the track title is to be used.
 
If no definite proof can be found for the correct spelling/punctuation, the most common version of the track title is to be used.
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<ul><li style="list-style-type:none">-- This contradicts the definition of ConsistentOriginalData on [[Style Principle|StylePrinciple]]. There it says that if an artist always writes something in a certain way which is not how we would write it according to our [[Style Guidelines|StyleGuidelines]], then we would follow what the artist wrote. The sentence above though is not about consistent '''original data''' but about the general consensus to make data look consistent, that is: '''change''' what the original data was. [[Answer Me|AnswerMe]] -- [[User:Shepard|Shepard]] 10:22, 05 May 2007 (UTC)
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Revision as of 10:22, 5 May 2007

This is for ambiguous tracks titles. Where there are multiple track titles (with different spelling, capitalisation or punctuation) for the same song.

If no definite proof can be found for the correct spelling/punctuation, the most common version of the track title is to be used.

  • -- This contradicts the definition of ConsistentOriginalData on StylePrinciple. There it says that if an artist always writes something in a certain way which is not how we would write it according to our StyleGuidelines, then we would follow what the artist wrote. The sentence above though is not about consistent original data but about the general consensus to make data look consistent, that is: change what the original data was. AnswerMe -- Shepard 10:22, 05 May 2007 (UTC)

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