Dev-Artist-Page-Reorganization

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Contents

Sections

  • Releases
  • Tracks Appear On
  • Unofficial Releases
  • Credits

Sub-Sections

Releases are sorted in the the sub-sections by looking to see if the release fits into a sub-section, working from the top to the bottom of a list. Note that the order of the list is not the same as the final order as displayed on the artist page - for example, the artist page list start of with albums, whereas we look at whether the release fits into the videos section first when we are deciding which sub-section to sort it into.

Master Releases

On the Artist Pages, we extract a format summary for every MR (this is currently hidden). This format summary is extracted from all the contained releases. We use this summary to place the entire MR in the correct subsection.

For Releases and Unofficial Releases

  • Videos - For releases where every format/description line (apart from lines starting Box Set or All Media) contains one or more of the following tags: format names; DVD, DVDr, HD DVD, HD DVDr, Blu-ray, Blu-ray-R, CDV, Betamax, VHS, Video 2000, Laserdisc, SelectaVision. Format descriptions; Video, VCD, SVCD, DVD-Vid. Must NOT contain format descriptions DVD-Audio, DVD-Data, Audio.
  • DJ Mixes - Tagged as Mixed AND main artist has DJ Mix credit
  • Compilations - Tagged as Compilation, all releases in a MR must be tagged as 'Compilation'
  • Albums;
    • Tagged with Album or Mini-album
    • Items tagged with LP but not with Single, Maxi-Single, or EP
    • IF format = (all analog formts) AND (number_tracks >= 7 AND total_tracktime if available >= 30 minutes), OR (total_tracktime >= 30 minutes), AND format does not include EP, Maxi-Single, or Single.
    • IF format = (all digital formats) (number_tracks >= 8 AND total_tracktime if available >= 44 minutes), OR (total_tracktime >= 44 minutes), AND format does not include EP, Maxi-Single, or Single.
  • Singles & EPs - Tagged with Single, Maxi-Single, EP, 12", 7", 10", Mini, Minimax
  • Miscellaneous - For everything else or anything tagged as 'Miscellaneous'

For Tracks Appear On

  • Videos - For releases where every format/description line (apart from lines starting Box Set or All Media) contains one or more of the following tags: format names; DVD, DVDr, HD DVD, HD DVDr, Blu-ray, Blu-ray-R, CDV, Betamax, VHS, Video 2000, Laserdisc, SelectaVision. Format descriptions; Video, VCD, SVCD, DVD-Vid. Must NOT contain format descriptions DVD-Audio, DVD-Data, Audio.
  • Mixes - Tagged as Mixed.
  • Compilations - Tagged as Compilation, all releases in a MR must be tagged as 'Compilation'
  • Albums;
    • Tagged with Album or Mini-album
    • Items tagged with LP but not with Single, Maxi-Single, or EP
    • IF format = (all analog formts) AND (number_tracks >= 7 AND total_tracktime if available >= 30 minutes), OR (total_tracktime >= 30 minutes), AND format does not include EP, Maxi-Single, or Single.
    • IF format = (all digital formats) (number_tracks >= 8 AND total_tracktime if available >= 44 minutes), OR (total_tracktime >= 44 minutes), AND format does not include EP, Maxi-Single, or Single.
  • Singles & EPs - Tagged with Single, Maxi-Single, EP, 12", 7", 10", Mini, Minimax
  • Miscellaneous - For everything else or anything tagged as 'Miscellaneous'

For Credits

The sub-sections are taken from the headings as listed at http://www.discogs.com/help/creditslist

  • Remix
  • Vocal
  • Instruments & Performance
  • Writing and Arrangement
  • Featuring & Presenting
  • Conducting & Leading
  • Production
  • DJ Mix
  • Technical
  • Visual
  • Acting, Literary & Spoken
  • Management

Analog and Digital Formats

For the album section, we use the following lists:

Analog Formats

  • Vinyl
  • Acetate
  • Flexi-disc
  • Lathe Cut
  • Shellac
  • Edison Disc
  • Cylinder
  • 8-Track Cartridge
  • Cassette
  • Microcassette
  • Reel-To-Reel

Digital / Video Formats

  • CD
  • CDr
  • CDV
  • DVD
  • DVDr
  • HD DVD
  • HD DVD-R
  • Blu-ray
  • Blu-ray-R
  • Betamax
  • VHS
  • Video 2000
  • Laserdisc
  • SelectaVision
  • Minidisc
  • MVD
  • UMD
  • Datassette
  • Floppy Disk
  • File
  • Memory Stick
  • Hybrid
  • All Media
  • Box Set
  • DAT
  • DCC
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