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DVD Profiler Unlimited RegistrantStar ContributorOrici
Registered: May 18, 2007
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I know that we have television genre and mini series is included to break down the television category. How about taking it one step further and include a TV series category, I already do this locally, and thought it might be a good idea.
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Registered: April 16, 2008
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I had similar thoughts but in the opposite direction.  It seems there has been this gentlemen's agreement that Television would be used as a genre to flag the production as a television program.  This has always been an annoyance to me but until recently I never knew how else to handle this.  Now it occurs to me that perhaps a genre called Media that covered all content which featured Newspapers, Radio, Television, and even perhaps the Internet would be beneficial.
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Registered: March 13, 2007
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Except none of these are genres. It's content meta data that should probably go in its own field somewhere if we want to track this.
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I don't know on what basis you're differentiating genre and "meta data".  Television is a genre for such films as "My Favorite Year" and "Network" and TV shows such as "Mary Tyler Moore" and "Dick Van Dyke".  I wouldn't choose it as the primary and it seems overly restrictive.  This is why I felt that including Newspapers, Radio etc. would broaden the category.
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Registered: March 14, 2007
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Except none of these are genres. It's content meta data that should probably go in its own field somewhere if we want to track this.



If it's listed in the list of Official Genres in the program itself then we must consider it as an Official Genre and use them as such, regardless if we or whomever considers them not to be.

Just like if we ourselves considers something or some person worthy of being credited, if it/they are not allowed by the rules than we are forbidden from contributing it/them.

We have to abide by what is in the program itself and allowed by the rules regardless of our own personal opinions.

So in conclusion, both Television, Classic or whatever are official genres according to the program and this site.
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Registered: June 25, 2007
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Except none of these are genres. It's content meta data that should probably go in its own field somewhere if we want to track this.



If it's listed in the list of Official Genres in the program itself then we must consider it as an Official Genre and use them as such, regardless if we or whomever considers them not to be.

Just like if we ourselves considers something or some person worthy of being credited, if it/they are not allowed by the rules than we are forbidden from contributing it/them.

We have to abide by what is in the program itself and allowed by the rules regardless of our own personal opinions.

So in conclusion, both Television, Classic or whatever are official genres according to the program and this site.


And the rules are carved in stone and can not be changed. 

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