"Top something" Playlists
Bootleg torrents that are compilations based on playlists of charts authorities (like Billboard's) should not be stored in MusicBrainz as releases. These playlists are often copyrighted by their issuers.
Use of special characters
Use of basic ASCII punctuation characters, such as " and - is permitted, but grammatically correct punctuation and typography is preferred.
Classical Style Guide
The Classical Style Guidelines have their own rules about punctuation in titles. Those guidelines override this guideline.
The use of fullwidth characters should be avoided. These characters should use the standard (halfwidth) forms:
Compatability, Ligature, and Roman numeral characters
It is preferred that Compatability characters, ligature characters, and Roman numerals use their simplified forms, rather than use the specialized Unicode forms. (This is in accordance with Unicode's guidelines for the use of Unicode characters.)
Only the following ligature characters are considered "correct" and should not be replaced by their simplified forms: &, ß, æ, œ, ĳ, ᵫ, ﬀ, ﬁ, ﬂ, ﬃ, ﬄ, ﬅ, ﬆ.
The following characters should be simplified: