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=Style for Multiple Releases on One Disc=
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If two releases are re-released on one CD, or if two songs share the same track, the title should be split as follows:
 
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:'''This Is the Modern World / All Mod Cons'''
'''If two releases are re-released on one CD, or if two songs share the same track, the title should be split as follows:'''
 
<ul><li style="list-style-type:none">''This Is the Modern World / All Mod Cons''  
 
<ul><li style="list-style-type:none">This is an [[Official Style Guideline|OfficialStyleGuideline]].
 
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==Details==
 
  
 
Note that this is ''space, slash, space''!  
 
Note that this is ''space, slash, space''!  
  
==Discussion==
 
 
For [[Split Release|SplitRelease]]<code><nowiki></nowiki></code>s, [[Split Release Title Style|SplitReleaseTitleStyle]] is applied.
 
 
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What about adding the case where a song has a slash in its name, like Bob Dylan's ''Love Minus Zero/No Limit''? In this case, there should be no spaces around the slash. --[[User:Zout|Zout]]
 
 
Inappropriate use of spaces on either side of a slash: The “slash” character (also known as solidus or the virgule does NOT take spaces on either side when used in the English language. Its very purpose is to separate words or phrases, hence, there is no need for spaces on either side. 
 
 
Everyone should be familiar with the slash as in “and/or,”  “11/12/06,” “Yes/No,” or even in “3/4.” A “2-fer” CD with two albums should then properly be entered as “first title name/second title name.” Proper English usage dictates that there is NO need for excessive spaces around Mr. Slash! -- [[Jazz Aggie|JazzAggie]]
 
 
Correcting my own suggestion: what about '''always''' putting spaces around the slash? Is easier to verify and looks better... --[[User:Zout|Zout]]
 
 
I prefer the space slash space for multiple titles and the simple slash for slashes in titles. --[[User:DonRedman|DonRedman]]
 
 
So, if two songs with different artists share one track, should you put a slash between the artist names? this means that you enter a new artist, and that's not preferred. But sometimes you can't say what the most important artist is and you'll have to choose, or put a slash between the artists. examples at [[Tracks With Multiple Artists|TracksWithMultipleArtists]]
 
 
Some tagging programs get confused with " / ". ie. I use foobar2000 to play my CD ([[Album:2b03e923-dc7a-40b1-ab0a-4bd324419ea6|演唱會(一九八二年一月九、十、十一日)現場錄音珍藏版]]) and I get the titles through the [[FreeDB Gateway|FreeDBGateway]]. I don't know what part of this chain makes it but here is the problem:
 
<ul><li style="list-style-type:none">Instead of [[Artist:5c5cb762-d95e-47af-a7bf-35171eeab8e6|鄧麗君]] (artist) : [[Track:a21be58d-c1b8-4163-b26d-9ff66a090abb|Medley: Last Dance / Hot Stuff / Fame]] (track). The first slash is interpreted as a field separator and I obtain this '''Medley: Last Dance''' (artist) : '''Hot Stuff / Fame''' (track).
 
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I like the " / " separator and I don't want it to change at all. I'm just saying this because maybe the problem is in the Gateway or something else that can be improved … ? -- [[User:jesus2099|jesus2099]] 15:44, 30 May 2008 (UTC)
 
 
Please note that there is also a discussion ongoing about this on [[Talk:Classical Style Guide|ClassicalStyleGuideDiscussion]] -- [[User:ClutchEr2|ClutchEr2]]
 
 
[[Category:To Be Reviewed]] [[Category:Style]] [[Category:Official Style]]
 
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Revision as of 15:51, 15 March 2009

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Status: This is an official style guideline.

If two releases are re-released on one CD, or if two songs share the same track, the title should be split as follows:

This Is the Modern World / All Mod Cons

Note that this is space, slash, space!