[vorbis] Request for Standardization: classical music TAGS

Greg Wooledge greg at wooledge.org
Wed Oct 3 03:30:40 PDT 2001

John Morton (jwm at plain.co.nz) wrote:
> On Wednesday 03 October 2001 17:59, rillian wrote:
> > Therefore, rather than introducing COMPOSER et al. we decided to just
> > refine the overloading of ARTIST to mean 'composer' or 'original author'
> > in the case of classical music, while keeping the 'performer' sense for
> > pop.
> Ok. So what about the orginal artist in the case of a pop music cover? 

Also, what about the songwriters?  A pop song might have multiple
songwriters who are not even performers; plus an original performer;
plus a performer for the recording that's actually being Ogged.

You might need COMPOSER after all, just not as you had originally planned
to use it.

Greg Wooledge                  |   "Truth belongs to everybody."
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