This is the development page where we can try to list proposed developments to the database.
(These pages are mainly historical. After some early success, by 2009, very few users were interested in using the wiki as a platform for collaboration of this sort; now most everyone just uses the Development Forum instead.)
- Packaging - Help make a list and description
of all packaging types.
Current proposals for updates to the Release Submission Guide and other
Discogs guidelines for users. Discussion is open to all.
- Discogs Guideline Review 2007/08 - Previous
discussion and proposals, now finalised and added to the current
- Editor-Discussion-Guideline-Update-October-2006 -
Older proposals, discussed among Discogs v3 Editors only, for
updates to the Release Submission Guide and other Discogs guidelines
for users. Many of the proposals were accepted and went live
- XdefProposal - Proposed guidelines by
xdefenestratorx for digital file-based releases in Discogs.
Labels brands and companies
brainstorming]Dev-LabelCompany-Brainstorming - Current
exploration of alternative ways of listing label brands & companies
- Labels-And-Companies-Lazlo -
Lazlo Nibble's explanation of the difference between label
brands & companies, and how to ascertain what label(s) a release
proposal]Dev-LabelCompany-Proposal-Sep-2007 - A
proposal for credits-like data entry of labels & companies,
- Labels - An earlier attempt to
assess the label/company relationship complexities presented by
a number of prominent labels in Discogs, and cursory proposals
for dealing with them
- Companies - A list of the kinds of companies
& organizations that might be mentioned on a release
- LazloCatalogSortTechnique - A
proposal by Lazlo Nibble that would allow label pages to properly
sort without normalizing the displayed cat#s
- Dev-Master-Release - Ideas for a system
for grouping musically identical releases (editions for different
territories, plus repressings & reissues), to reduce the length of
- Dev-Outstanding-v4-Issues - A
list of all issues of concern in Discogs v4. It is intended to serve
as a reference point, with collected questions and answers to cut
down on the repeat posting in the various forums, and allow nik and
teo time to answer all questions in an orderly fashion.
- Mission Statement - A draft of a
Mission Statement for Discogs