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Cool, glad we're on the same page. MuseWiki has a template for the tour info page which we can use / modify. I think it's similar to the song detail box. No time stress on filling out the data but if you have it to upload that's great. This will probably be a big work in progress for years to come. Viva hate may have some data and some ideas on the formatting.  
 
Cool, glad we're on the same page. MuseWiki has a template for the tour info page which we can use / modify. I think it's similar to the song detail box. No time stress on filling out the data but if you have it to upload that's great. This will probably be a big work in progress for years to come. Viva hate may have some data and some ideas on the formatting.  
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Instead of [[1991-05-01]] as the page title, something more descriptive would be better. Perhaps something like "Tour_{date}_{city / festival}"? for ex. "Tour_1991-05-02_Utrecht". Perhaps also indicate The Smiths or Morrissey?
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Instead of [[1991-05-01]] as the page title, something more descriptive would be better. Perhaps something like "Tour_{date}_{city / festival}"? for ex. "Tour_1991-05-01_Utrecht". Perhaps also indicate The Smiths or Morrissey?
 
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I just changed updated the tour date wiki page name with more details:
 
I just changed updated the tour date wiki page name with more details:
[[Utrecht,_Holland_1991-05-02_(Morrissey_concert)]]
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<hr> MR: For Venue, I thought it would be cool to come up with a way to figure out how many times he'd played at certain venues and then link back to the shows.  That was the only real reason I put that in.  I can easily remove it if you like though, just thought it'd be fun to get it prep'd in case we could get to it in the future.
 
<hr> MR: For Venue, I thought it would be cool to come up with a way to figure out how many times he'd played at certain venues and then link back to the shows.  That was the only real reason I put that in.  I can easily remove it if you like though, just thought it'd be fun to get it prep'd in case we could get to it in the future.
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<hr> DT: A venue count or 'songs played live' count would be cool but I haven't seen if there is programmatic way of doing it. I think including it in the info box would be similar and remove some redundancy and the set list section would become more visible.
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<hr> MR: Agreed.  Will do.
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<hr> DT: Adding a venue page may be a hacky way to see the venue count. I created Assembly Rooms as an example:
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http://www.morrissey-solo.com/wiki/Assembly_Rooms,_Derby,_England
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On the left menu click 'What links here' and you will see the tour pages (and other pages) that link to it.
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<hr>MR: Yeah, when I look at this and then what you've done with the album/tour templates I get the sense that it can be done.  We just need to dive into the code a bit to figure it out.  All the info is there, just like setlist.fm.  I'd be surprised if we can't get at it.  Still, longer term goal that will be fun to see if we can pull off, eventually.
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<hr>DT: Agreed - this is a powerful tool we have and we are only limited by what is imagined. It shouldn't be that difficult to get a total count of the links to the page and then filter for the word 'Concert'. It may be a bit tricky to pull it all together but mediawiki has an API that may help which I haven't looked into yet. Anyway, I'll flag it for later in the 'to-do' list.
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<hr> MR: I've created an example of navigating between shows on [[Santiago,_Chile_2012-02-26_(Morrissey_concert)]].  Feed back would be appreciated.  If approved I'll make it a template next.
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<hr> MR: all set lists compete
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<hr> MR: After seeing all this in action, I think I made one huge mistake. The format of each concert page is has the location first and the date second. It should be dat first ans city second. You can see the result of the error when you look at the play count for songs. They're listed in alphabetical order of the cities and not date of the show. That's not a useful order. I'm thinking of trying to make the effort to fix it before this gets bigger. Thoughts?
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<hr> DT: Since I implemented the semantic wiki info later we wouldn't have known how it would be sorted. At this point I don't think it's worth the effort to change every tour date as that could cause other issues and the gain isn't that huge. Some people may actually prefer that it's sorted by city.
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