The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #16672   Message #448730
Posted By: Joe Offer
24-Apr-01 - 11:58 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Add: The Bold Robber
Subject: Song harvesting
Hi, toadfrog. If you see the birdie wings ^^ next to the song, that means that the song has been harvested for submission to the Digital Tradition. Jim Dixon and I do most of the harvesting. We do the inital correction of formatting and searching to see if we might already have the song, and then we send the texts on to Dick Greenhaus and Susan of DT for final processing. Dick has the hardest job - formatting the tunes and putting all the information into the database.
If you see triple wings (one redundant wing), that means that the song has already been posted, or is already in the Digital Tradition. That third wing is our way of mildly chiding those who post what has already been posted.

I'd like to add that I'm in awe of the great research people like Malcolm do when they post songs - there are many who do good work, but Malcolm's especially good at it. He posts fascinating background information, not just the lyrics. His lyrics postings often stimulate some fascinating discussions. My hat is off to you, Malcolm.

-Joe Offer-