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=MusicBrainz Rating System=
 
 
 
==Description==
 
==Description==
  
Rating is a new feature which is currently being develloped (Oct 2008), and which should be integrated in the 2008 server release. 
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The rating system allows users to rate MusicBrainz entities (artists, labels, release groups, recordings, events, works).
 
 
Users will be able to rates [[MusicBrainz]] entities (artists, labels, releases and tracks).  
 
  
 
==Details==
 
==Details==
  
Each user rating will be a number between 0 and 5. Then the system will aggregate users ratings to compute the average community rating.  
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User may assign a value between 1 and 5 to various entities as a rating, these values are then aggregated by the server to compute an average community rating for that same entity.
  
By default community rating is shown. As soon as user rates an entity, he/she will only see its own rating.  
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The community rating is shown by default for each entity, however, once a user submits their own rating that value will be shown instead.  
  
==Colors meaning==
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==Color Definitions==
  
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|  [[Image:star_big_unrated.gif]]  ||  [[Image:star_small_unrated.gif]]  ||  Unrated  
 
|  [[Image:star_big_unrated.gif]]  ||  [[Image:star_small_unrated.gif]]  ||  Unrated  
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==Web service==
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[[Category:Documentation]] [[Category:To Be Reviewed]]
 
 
The [[XML Web Service|XMLWebService]] will be updated in order to allow to retrieve or update rating via WS in a similar way to how [[Folksonomy Tagging|FolksonomyTagging]] works. <pre>wget --user=<editor name> --password=<password> --post-data=id=8f6bd1e4-fbe1-4f50-aa9b-94c450ec0f11\&entity=artist\&rating=3 http://test.musicbrainz.org/ws/1/rating
 
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[[Category:To Be Reviewed]] [[Category:Documentation]]
 

Latest revision as of 22:57, 21 January 2021

Description

The rating system allows users to rate MusicBrainz entities (artists, labels, release groups, recordings, events, works).

Details

User may assign a value between 1 and 5 to various entities as a rating, these values are then aggregated by the server to compute an average community rating for that same entity.

The community rating is shown by default for each entity, however, once a user submits their own rating that value will be shown instead.

Color Definitions

star big unrated.gif star small unrated.gif Unrated
star big hover.gif star small hover.gif Hover
star big user-rated.gif star small user-rated.gif User rating
star big community-rated.gif star small community-rated.gif Community rating