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The conversion script will merge current [[Release|releases]] into [[Release Group|release groups]] if:
 
The conversion script will merge current [[Release|releases]] into [[Release Group|release groups]] if:
  
* they are linked with the [[Earliest Release Relationship Type|earliest release AR]] or
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* they are linked with the [[Earliest Release Relationship Type|earliest release AR]] and have the same type or
 
* they are linked with the [[Translation Transliteration Relationship Type|translation/transliteration AR]] or
 
* they are linked with the [[Translation Transliteration Relationship Type|translation/transliteration AR]] or
 
* they are linked with the [[Part Of Set Relationship Type|part of set AR]] or
 
* they are linked with the [[Part Of Set Relationship Type|part of set AR]] or
* they are linked with the [[Remaster Relationship Type|remaster AR]] or
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* they are linked with the [[Remaster Relationship Type|remaster AR]] and have the same type or
 
* they share the same [[Discogs Relationship Type|Discogs URL]] or
 
* they share the same [[Discogs Relationship Type|Discogs URL]] or
 
* they share the same [[Wikipedia Relationship Type|Wikipedia URL]] or
 
* they share the same [[Wikipedia Relationship Type|Wikipedia URL]] or
* they have identical [[Release Event|release event]] with all fields except barcode filled in
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* they share the same [[Amazon Relationship Type|Amazon URL]] or
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* they have the same [[Release Event|release event]] with all fields except barcode filled in
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* they have [[Release Event|release event]] with all fields filled in and all fields except the catalog number are the same
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== Counter examples (Example of bad results) ==
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* they have [[Release Event|release event]] with all fields filled in and all fields except the catalog number are the same
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**These EPs have been release separately, but also in a boxset: [[Release:e4970800-3006-4696-a658-f04b9d7ef2fb|Mathematics]] & [[Release:ef1436aa-a673-4204-9510-b1d98bf7f97c|With the Invisible]]. Because of the common release event (for the boxset) their release-group is going to be merged, which is wrong.
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* they share the same [[Amazon Relationship Type|Amazon URL]]
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** http://musicbrainz.org/show/url/?urlid=430700 is going wronly merge all the 3 linked releases. While this one can be fixed now, there are probably others that won't be fixed before the automatic merge.
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** [http://musicbrainz.org/release/54e41f33-24a3-429e-93c9-6e38b7cd5a21.html this release] has a shared ASIN, a [[Part Of Set Relationship Type|PartOfSetRelationship]] and a [[Earliest Release Relationship Type|EarliestReleaseRelationship]]. Because of this shared ASIN all the linked releases will see their release-groups merged.

Latest revision as of 21:49, 14 March 2010

Automatic Merging

The conversion script will merge current releases into release groups if:

Counter examples (Example of bad results)

  • they have release event with all fields filled in and all fields except the catalog number are the same
    • These EPs have been release separately, but also in a boxset: Mathematics & With the Invisible. Because of the common release event (for the boxset) their release-group is going to be merged, which is wrong.