Server update, 2017-09-18

This release enables relationship credits for areas and places, contains more URL cleanup & auto-select fixes, and changes the behavior of the artist-merge option to rename credits to only rename those that match the original artist names.

The git tag is v-2017-09-18.

Bug

  • [MBS-9380] – ReverbNation URLs are not correctly cleaned up
  • [MBS-9394] – Upper case CD Baby URLs are blocked as “not allowed or incorrectly formatted”
  • [MBS-9446] – PartialDate is missing a TO_JSON method
  • [MBS-9455] – “Performance of” attributes not showing if rel is orderable
  • [MBS-9471] – Relationship editor breaks if two link attribute types have the same name

New Feature

  • [MBS-9469] – Add autoselect for VIAF for places

Task

  • [MBS-9316] – Add Operabase to the otherDBs whitelist
  • [MBS-9353] – Do not show collections or user profiles to people not logged in

Improvement

  • [MBS-9019] – Extend relationship credits to places
  • [MBS-9303] – Add support for Facebook’s fb.com domain
  • [MBS-9334] – Enable URL cleanup for Recochoku artist URLs
  • [MBS-9435] – Update Rock.com.ar URL format
  • [MBS-9444] – Update the YouTube logo used in the sidebar
  • [MBS-9457] – Update the Patreon logo used in the sidebar
  • [MBS-9458] – “Rename artist and relationship credits” should only rename matching credits
  • [MBS-9459] – Enable relationship credits for Areas
  • [MBS-9467] – Add support for fallback Patreon user URLs with numeric ID

 

2 thoughts on “Server update, 2017-09-18

  1. aerozol

    Great work guys, but what’s with:
    [MBS-9353] – Do not show collections or user profiles to people not logged in
    The change removes literally the only facet of the site that I regularly share with users outside of the musicbrainz ecosystem, and my only motivator for editing events.
    Digging through the chat log linked in the gives me faith that it’s temporary (whatever that means, see ‘old forums’ for similar joy) but I don’t expect to have to do that on a professionally run site that relies on user contribution.

  2. mwiencek Post author

    @aerozol I’ll add it to the next meeting agenda to determine when we can see if it helps with spam, and when we can revert it. Even if it does help, I think there are much less heavy ways to accomplish that. I didn’t like it either.

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