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  1. MusicBrainz Style
  2. STYLE-792

Style guidelines for disambiguation comments

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    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Normal
    • Resolution: Fixed
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    • Fix Version/s: Next!
    • Component/s: Guidelines
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      Description

      At present, we have little to no guidelines with regard to disambiguations. The closest we currently have is https://musicbrainz.org/doc/Style/Artist#Disambiguation_comment, which only pertains to artists. What I propose is we have a general style guide for disambiguation comments, using the current guide for artists as a launching point. Here are some new guidelines that ought to be added:
      Disambiguation comments should be entered in English, when possible.
      Disambiguation comments should be capitalized as if they were Extra Title Information (ETI).

      Discourse threads:
      https://community.metabrainz.org/t/style-792-additional-guidelines-for-disambiguation-comments/272314/
      https://community.metabrainz.org/t/disambiguations-a-collection-of-examples-and-discussion-of-needs/249806

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            • Assignee:
              reosarevok Nicolás Tamargo
              Reporter:
              hibiscuskazeneko HibiscusKazeneko
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