[uf-new] item property (was: hAudio: audio-title/album-title vs. recording/album)

Scott Reynen scott at makedatamakesense.com
Sun Oct 14 12:31:09 PDT 2007

On Oct 14, 2007, at 12:45 PM, Julian Stahnke wrote:

>>> A container for another hAudio item. Used in conjunction with
>>> album-title.
>>>  [snip]
>>>       * hAudio MAY have one or more tracks, but MUST have album- 
>>> title
>>>         defined. If album-title is not defined, track cannot be  
>>> defined.
>> Sorry to be jumping in late here, but I'm afraid this poses a  
>> problem with self-titled albums, of which there are many in  
>> existence.  Unless the implementer is forced to input "S/T" or  
>> "self-titled" as album-name, which is still incorrect because  
>> that's not what the creator has named the album, the model fails.
> I don’t think you can make album-title mandatory. Unless you can  
> tell me what album Martin Luther King’s ‘I have a dream’ speech is  
> on ;)
> There are far too many mentions of tracks which include only artist  
> name and track name to require album-title, in my opinion. Take a  
> look at music blogs, for example.
> You should definitely not need to mention an album as it may be  
> inconvenient, the track may not have an album yet or is not a music  
> track but a speech or something hence not having an album at all.
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