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Strong [[Style Guideline|StyleGuideline]]<code><nowiki></nowiki></code>s are the second strongest rule of the [[Style Principle|StylePrinciple]]s and override the default policy of using [[Consistent Original Data|ConsistentOriginalData]] in cases where [[Artist Intent|ArtistIntent]] is not applicable.
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{{official style guideline|principle=1}}
<ul><li style="list-style-type:none">''Note that the [[Style Principle|StylePrinciple]]s are a [[Proposed Style Guideline|ProposedStyleGuideline]] yet, and still under discussion.''
 
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The following [[Style Guideline|StyleGuideline]]<code><nowiki></nowiki></code>s are considered strong guidelines:
 
* [[Abbreviation Style|AbbreviationStyle]]:
 
<ul><li style="list-style-type:none">Nearly all abbreviations must be expanded, except for in cases in which a strong evidence for an [[Artist Intent|ArtistIntent]] on using abbreviations in titles and/or track names can be provided.
 
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* [[Series Number Style|SeriesNumberStyle]]:
 
<ul><li style="list-style-type:none">Numbered series of tracks or albums must be named according to [[Part Number Style|PartNumberStyle]] or [[Volume Number Style|VolumeNumberStyle]], except for cases in which a strong evidence for an [[Artist Intent|ArtistIntent]] can be provided or [[Series Number Style|SeriesNumberStyle]], [[Part Number Style|PartNumberStyle]] and/or [[Volume Number Style|VolumeNumberStyle]] allow exceptions.
 
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Strong [[Style Guideline|Guideline]]s are the second strongest rule of the [[Style Principle|StylePrinciple]]s and overrides the default policy of using [[Consistent Original Data|ConsistentOriginalData]] in cases where [[Artist Intent|ArtistIntent]] is not applicable.
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The following [[Style Guideline|StyleGuideline]]<code><nowiki></nowiki></code>s are considered strong guidelines:
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; [[Abbreviation Style|AbbreviationStyle]]
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: Nearly all abbreviations must be expanded, except for in cases in which a strong evidence for an [[Artist Intent|ArtistIntent]] on using abbreviations in titles and/or track names can be provided.
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; [[Series Number Style|SeriesNumberStyle]]
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: Numbered series of tracks or albums must be named according to [[Part Number Style|PartNumberStyle]] or [[Volume Number Style|VolumeNumberStyle]], except for cases in which a strong evidence for an [[Artist Intent|ArtistIntent]] can be provided or [[Series Number Style|SeriesNumberStyle]], [[Part Number Style|PartNumberStyle]] and/or [[Volume Number Style|VolumeNumberStyle]] allow exceptions.

Latest revision as of 11:50, 26 May 2015

Status: This Page is Glorious History!

The content of this page either is bit-rotted, or has lost its reason to exist due to some new features having been implemented in MusicBrainz, or maybe just described something that never made it in (or made it in a different way), or possibly is meant to store information and memories about our Glorious Past. We still keep this page to honor the brave editors who, during the prehistoric times (prehistoric for you, newcomer!), struggled hard to build a better present and dreamed of an even better future. We also keep it for archival purposes because possibly it still contains crazy thoughts and ideas that may be reused someday. If you're not into looking at either the past or the future, you should just disregard entirely this page content and look for an up to date documentation page elsewhere.


Strong Guidelines are the second strongest rule of the StylePrinciples and overrides the default policy of using ConsistentOriginalData in cases where ArtistIntent is not applicable.

The following StyleGuidelines are considered strong guidelines:

AbbreviationStyle
Nearly all abbreviations must be expanded, except for in cases in which a strong evidence for an ArtistIntent on using abbreviations in titles and/or track names can be provided.
SeriesNumberStyle
Numbered series of tracks or albums must be named according to PartNumberStyle or VolumeNumberStyle, except for cases in which a strong evidence for an ArtistIntent can be provided or SeriesNumberStyle, PartNumberStyle and/or VolumeNumberStyle allow exceptions.