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  1. MusicBrainz Server
  2. MBS-3938

Add a report to show artists that may have disambiguation strings in the artist name

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    • Type: New Feature
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Normal
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: Bug Fixes, 2012-02-20
    • Component/s: Reports
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      Description

      See for example:

      musicbrainz=> select * from artist_name where name like '%(%' or name like '%)%' limit 20;
        id  |                       name                        
      ------+---------------------------------------------------
         54 | P. U. B. (Public Urban Bottle)
        115 | 小西?子(ソフィア)
        365 | 鶴ひろみ(ブルマ)
       1079 | Kork, Manuel (Ve&Fruktan)
       1103 | Milk and Honey (German pop duo)
       2963 | Q (10)
       3122 | 沙倉 楓(CV.中島 愛)
       3284 | Herman Rarebell (grindcore)
       3317 | Kim Larsen (gasolin)
       3400 | Asco (Bunzen)
       3496 | Alf (Thomas Pieper)
       3560 | The Shoetrees (Featuring Jonny Cohen)
       4206 | Moon (27)
       4667 | Jazzamor (feat. Publique)
       4908 | Solas (french band)
       5096 | May'n (Sheryl Nome) / Nakajima Megumi (Ranka Lee)
       5444 | Gotō, Maki; Taisei (Sharan Q)
       6014 | Hua Yanjun (Abing)
       6257 | James Harry (pop music composer)
      

      It's rather embarrassing when certain big companies want to use our data to solve a disambiguation problem and it looks like we haven't even solved it ourselves

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            acid2 Oliver Charles
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            acid2 Oliver Charles
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                Bug Fixes, 2012-02-20