What to do about rank?

The changes with v4 have brought up some concerns with the rank system that have caused me to reevaluate it’s purpose. As of right now rank is not being updated with new submissions. We can re-add this information later on if we need to. But I wanted to see what other people thought of the […]

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Welcome to Discogs v4

We turned on version 4 today. Here’s the highlights of what has changed: We’ve switched from an absolute YES/NO voting system to a graduated system, with 5 vote options ranging from “Complete and Correct” to “Entirely Incorrect”. Changes to data are now made live and are immediately visible on the site. After something is changed […]

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Guideline changes – Discogs guideline review now live

[b]GUIDELINE CHANGES – 10th March 2008[/b] [b]Important guideline changes to take note of:[/b] The label guidelines have been shifted to a more ‘as on release’ method of data entry. Both companies and labels are now allowed to be entered in this field. This has most importance for the major label releases. There is expected to […]

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Outage 21st Feb

There was a network outage from about 11am to 11.55 UK time. This was out with our servers and our control, and was unannounced. I am sorry for any inconvenience, and we will be looking into the reasons.

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Restructuring of Moderation/Voting System

We are going to be making some big changes to the Discogs moderation system. A new, more open, graduated voting system will be put in place, with votes that range from “Complete And Correct” to “Entirely Incorrect”, in five stages. Then votes will be averaged and displayed on the release pages. Releases and edits that […]

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Changes to Data License, new export options

Big changes regarding the usage of Discogs data! 1) The Discogs Data License for Artist, Label, and Release data has been changed to a Public Domain license and is mentioned on the [url=/help/api]API Document[/url]. This means that there are no restrictions on your usage of the data. 2) The “Export to Excel” option has been […]

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Discogs Loves Threadless // T-Shirt Design Contest

Our friends at [url=http://www.threadless.com/loves/discogs]Threadless[/url] have a contest inspired by Discogs and the theme of [b]”Music: Past, Present, Future”[/b] running for the next month. Threadless is an on-going design competition and releases amazing designs from incredible designers every week. We’re really excited about this contest and can’t wait to see what the winning design looks like. […]

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New bug/feature tracker

We now have a new bug/feature request tracker in place, [url=/disbugs]Disbugs[/url]. This is similar to the previous tracker we were using but there are better options for tracking requests. So from now on all bug reports and well thought out feature requests should go into Disbugs. We’re going to leave the Discogs Development forum for […]

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New trend graphs for Discogs

I’ve put up two new graphs that show activity on submissions. Side-wide Trends: http://www.discogs.com/subs/trends Two graphs, each shows stats for the last 30 days. The top shows how many submissions were posted, cancelled, accepted, and rejected. The bottom graph shows what activity users have done on the submissions: voting, comments, edits. My Trends: http://www.discogs.com/subs/mytrends Again, […]

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Editing Release Updates

You can now edit Release Update submissions while they are unmoderated. This follows the same process as Release submissions: blocked users cannot edit your submissions, and if there are votes they will be cleared after submitting the update.

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