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=Relationship Editors=
 
=Relationship Editors=
  
RelationshipEditor<code><nowiki></nowiki></code>s are users of [[MusicBrainz]] who have the permission to change [[Advanced Relationship Type|AdvancedRelationshipType]]<code><nowiki></nowiki></code>s and [[Advanced Relationship Attribute|AdvancedRelationshipAttribute]]<code><nowiki></nowiki></code>s and to add new ones.  
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RelationshipEditor<code><nowiki></nowiki></code>s are [[MusicBrainz]] editors who have the ability to change or remove [[Advanced Relationship Type|AdvancedRelationshipType]]<code><nowiki></nowiki></code>s and [[Advanced Relationship Attribute|AdvancedRelationshipAttribute]]<code><nowiki></nowiki></code>s and to add new ones.  
  
The ideal process to get such a change done is:  
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In general, such changes are not made unilaterally by these editors, but are implemented only after consensus has been reached on the [[Style Mailing List|StyleMailingList]] to make the change.
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Anyone who feels that a change to the AR types is needed should:  
 
# propose the change on the [[Users Mailing List|UsersMailingList]]  
 
# propose the change on the [[Users Mailing List|UsersMailingList]]  
 
# If you get some positive feedback,   
 
# If you get some positive feedback,   
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## For a new type write a full proposal on a page named like this SomethingRelationshipType.  
 
## For a new type write a full proposal on a page named like this SomethingRelationshipType.  
  
# Propose the change to the [[Style Mailing List|StyleMailingList]]. If you get consensus there, the change will be implemented.  
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# Propose the change to the [[Style Mailing List|StyleMailingList]] as an RFC (request for comments) -- be sure to include "RFC" in the subject line.
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# After incorporating suggestions, if there appears to be consensus, send the final proposal to the [[Style Mailing List|StyleMailingList]] as an RFV (request for veto) -- again be sure to include "RFV" in the subject line.  
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# If no vetos are received in two weeks, you have consensus, and should arrange for one of the RelationshipEditor<code><nowiki></nowiki></code>s (listed below) to implement the change.  
  
 
Current RelationshipEditor<code><nowiki></nowiki></code>s are:  
 
Current RelationshipEditor<code><nowiki></nowiki></code>s are:  
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Revision as of 16:30, 15 October 2007

Relationship Editors

RelationshipEditors are MusicBrainz editors who have the ability to change or remove AdvancedRelationshipTypes and AdvancedRelationshipAttributes and to add new ones.

In general, such changes are not made unilaterally by these editors, but are implemented only after consensus has been reached on the StyleMailingList to make the change.

Anyone who feels that a change to the AR types is needed should:

  1. propose the change on the UsersMailingList
  2. If you get some positive feedback,
    1. For an existing type add the proposal to the discussion section of the existing relationship type page.
    2. For a new type write a full proposal on a page named like this SomethingRelationshipType.
  1. Propose the change to the StyleMailingList as an RFC (request for comments) -- be sure to include "RFC" in the subject line.
  2. After incorporating suggestions, if there appears to be consensus, send the final proposal to the StyleMailingList as an RFV (request for veto) -- again be sure to include "RFV" in the subject line.
  3. If no vetos are received in two weeks, you have consensus, and should arrange for one of the RelationshipEditors (listed below) to implement the change.

Current RelationshipEditors are:



Discussion

Perhaps the term RelationshipTypeEditor (although there are also relationship attributes) might be better than this one? @alex

  • Yes you are right, RelationshipTypeEditor would be more correct. If you want to fix this, go ahead. I for myself think that RelationshipEditor is ok enough. --DonRedman

"Editor" would tend to imply that the RelationshipEditors are the proposers of change, in the way we use the term "Editor" elsewhere. Based on the above description, where the general population proposes changes/additions, and the RelationshipEditors then eventually become the ones to implement such changes, perhaps "RelationshipEditImplementor" would be more correct? -- BrianSchweitzer 03:58, 17 August 2007 (UTC)

  • Well, as these are a subset (or subclass) of Editors, and by analogy with AutoEditors (and the more recent TransclusionEditors), I now feel the term is fine as it is. @alex