Difference between revisions of "Merge Rather Than Delete"

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This MergeRatherThanDelete guideline also applies to artists, but since [[Remove Artist|RemoveArtist]] is not possible for an artist with any albums or [[Non-Album Tracks|NonAlbumTracks]] it's more of a system-enforced rule than a guideline.  An analogous guideline is to [[Merge Misspelled Artists|MergeMisspelledArtists]].  
 
This MergeRatherThanDelete guideline also applies to artists, but since [[Remove Artist|RemoveArtist]] is not possible for an artist with any albums or [[Non-Album Tracks|NonAlbumTracks]] it's more of a system-enforced rule than a guideline.  An analogous guideline is to [[Merge Misspelled Artists|MergeMisspelledArtists]].  
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Revision as of 01:10, 31 January 2006

Merge Rather than Delete Duplicate Albums

It's usually best to MergeAlbums to deal with DuplicateAlbums instead of doing a RemoveAlbum.

Even if there's no useful data (DiscIDs, TRMs, Releases) attached to the album, it's possible that someone may AddTRMs, AddDiscID or EditAlbumReleases before your RemoveAlbum edit is approved. If so, the recently added data will be lost.

This MergeRatherThanDelete guideline also applies to artists, but since RemoveArtist is not possible for an artist with any albums or NonAlbumTracks it's more of a system-enforced rule than a guideline. An analogous guideline is to MergeMisspelledArtists.