Difference between revisions of "User:Yurim"

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** "[Style/Miscellaneous]" results in [http://musicbrainz.org/doc/Style/Miscellaneous Style/Miscellaneous]
 
** "[Style/Miscellaneous]" results in [http://musicbrainz.org/doc/Style/Miscellaneous Style/Miscellaneous]
 
** "edit #5582056" results in [http://musicbrainz.org/edit/5582056 edit #5582056]
 
** "edit #5582056" results in [http://musicbrainz.org/edit/5582056 edit #5582056]
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* Enter Unicode
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** Linux: <CTRL-SHIFT-u>, <hex-code>, <space>
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** Windows: Press and hold <ALT>, <+> on the numpad, <hex-code>, release <ALT>
  
 
* Punctuation:
 
* Punctuation:
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*** <code>𝄲</code> ([http://www.fileformat.info/info/unicode/char/1d132/index.htm U+1D132 'MUSICAL SYMBOL QUARTER TONE SHARP'])
 
*** <code>𝄲</code> ([http://www.fileformat.info/info/unicode/char/1d132/index.htm U+1D132 'MUSICAL SYMBOL QUARTER TONE SHARP'])
 
** The numero sign <code>№</code> ([http://www.fileformat.info/info/unicode/char/2116/index.htm U+2116 'NUMERO SIGN']).
 
** The numero sign <code>№</code> ([http://www.fileformat.info/info/unicode/char/2116/index.htm U+2116 'NUMERO SIGN']).
** The prime symbol <code>′</code> ([http://www.fileformat.info/info/unicode/char/2032/index.htm U+2032 'PRIME']) is commonly used to represent feet (ft), arcminutes (am) and minutes (min). The double prime <code>″</code> ([http://www.fileformat.info/info/unicode/char/2033/index.htm U+2033 'DOUBLE PRIME']) represents inches (in), arcseconds (as) and seconds (s). ([https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prime_%28symbol%29])
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** Unit signs: ([https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prime_%28symbol%29])
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*** The prime symbol <code>′</code> ([http://www.fileformat.info/info/unicode/char/2032/index.htm U+2032 'PRIME']) is commonly used to represent feet (ft), arcminutes (am) and minutes (min).
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*** The double prime <code>″</code> ([http://www.fileformat.info/info/unicode/char/2033/index.htm U+2033 'DOUBLE PRIME']) represents inches (in), arcseconds (as) and seconds (s).
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*** <code>µ</code> ([http://www.fileformat.info/info/unicode/char/00b5/index.htm U+00B5 'MICRO SIGN'])
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*** <code>²</code> ([http://www.fileformat.info/info/unicode/char/00b2/index.htm U+00B5 'SUPERSCRIPT TWO'])
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*** <code>³</code> ([http://www.fileformat.info/info/unicode/char/00b3/index.htm U+00B5 'SUPERSCRIPT THREE'])
 
** Please, let's never get started with white space characters. ([https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whitespace_character#Unicode])
 
** Please, let's never get started with white space characters. ([https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whitespace_character#Unicode])
  

Revision as of 18:47, 25 August 2014

User: Yurim

Yurim.png Matthias [ MB: Yurim | IRC: Yurim | Last.fm: Yurim | Languages: ]
Matthias lives in Munich and loves all sorts of music.

Ressources

Learned by advice

Comments (for Copy 'n' Paste)

  • moved featured artists from title to artist field (see [Style/Titles/Featured_artists])
  • typographically-correct punctuation (see [Style/Miscellaneous].)
  • You may want to correct the capitalization (see [Style/Language/English]). The "Guess case" button is your friend. (Well, almost. You have to check afterwards.)
  • Use a colon (:) to separate multi‐line parts of a release title (if no other dividing punctuation mark is present). See [Style/Titles/Subtitles].
  • [Style/Titles/Volume_numbers] explains how to enter volume numbers. The "Guess case" button is your friend.
  • The disambiguation comments are fields in the database used to help distinguish identically named artists, labels and other entities. See [Disambiguation_Comment].
  • Please enter as much information as possible. Can you provide a barcode, a label, a catalog number, a scan of the cover, anything that helps other editors to approve your edit?
  • The release can be found at amazon, so you can provide a link.
  • Please enter extra title information as described in [Style/Titles/Extra_title_information].
  • Please follow [Style/Titles/Featured_artists] for featured artists.
  • If you have the CD at hand, could you enter the DiscID ([How_to_Add_Disc_IDs])? And while you're at it, you may want to add the fingerprints ([AcoustID]).
  • If you want to add additional information like who recorded it, where was it mastered, etc. you may want to use the relationship editor. Click "Edit relationships" on the right side.
  • [Style/Titles/Abbreviations]
  • [Style/Titles/Multiple_titles]
  • [Style/Titles/Subtitles]
  • [Style/Titles/Volume_numbers]
  • [Style/Titles/Featured_artists]

Notes

  • You can use the MusicBrainz ID in the relationship editor
    • Klicking through tons of similar items? Put in the MB-ID (looks like any UUID, e.g. 2520cdaf-6146-3293-b856-5b163e76e1d2).
  • Enter Unicode
    • Linux: <CTRL-SHIFT-u>, <hex-code>, <space>
    • Windows: Press and hold <ALT>, <+> on the numpad, <hex-code>, release <ALT>

Open questions

  • How can edits be protected?
    • Sometimes the spelling is special, some annotations are non-trivial. Is there a way to subscribe to releases instead of artists?
    • At that time, there's only two ways to "protect" stuff: (a) write a big fat warning in the release annotation and/or (b) subscribe to the artists, and vote/watch the changes. Now, there's some discussion to address this in DataQuality. -- RobertKaye 2007-02-12
  • Will there be more filters and options to search for edits?
    • I'm still missing "order by closing date", "All my open edits that have comments from someone else", "All open edits from other editors that I commented" and "All my open edits that are in conflict with another open edit".

Disclaimer

I think this is a good place to collect open questions and resolved issues. Drop me a line if I'm wrong. I will delete this page then.

  • Please don't delete it. It's your page after all ;). Now, maybe this is not the most appropriate place to ask questions, as most people won't notice (errr... well, that leaves you with answers from the "not-most" people :p). There are two good places for fast answers: the users mailing list, and IRC. -- dmppanda 20:54, 27 October 2006 (UTC)
  • and the new forum -- JoanW

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