Wikidata:Property proposal/digital distribution platform

digital distribution platformEdit

Originally proposed at Wikidata:Property proposal/Creative work

   Not done
Descriptiononline platform or service used for distributing, managing and/or hosting this work or software
Representscreative work (Q17537576)
Data typeItem
Domainitem
Allowed valuesdigital distribution platform (Q19307174)
Example 113 Reasons Why (Q18464203) --> Netflix (Q907311)
Example 2Half-Life 2 (Q193581) --> Steam (Q337535)
Example 3Dear Esther (Q1583764) --> Mod DB (Q2983178)
Example 4The Fame Monster (Q164621) --> Spotify (Q689141)
Robot and gadget jobsMove all digital distribution platforms from distributed by (P750) to this property
See also

MotivationEdit

We currently use distributed by (P750) ( to both list the company who distributes a creative work but also the online platform that the work are being hosted on. Hence why i propose this new property. --Trade (talk) 13:19, 15 February 2021 (UTC)

Franzsimon
Sweet kate
Galaktos
Sjoerddebruin
AmaryllisGardener
Kosboot
Shingyang-i
Daniele.Brundu
Airon90
Atallcostsky
LinardsLinardsLinards
Infovarius
Hannolans
Ptolusque
Gilrn
Smallison
Sight Contamination
Moebeus
Pigsonthewing
Mathieudu68
Harshrathod50
Buccalon
Tris T7
Olivettilly
Rhudson
Coloradohusky
CptViraj
SilentSpike
Sintakso
Trivialist
Indrajit Das
Monica Berger
Unuaiga
Lanzelotte
Premeditated
Wolverène
Pierre André Leclercq
Ivanhercaz
CrystallineLeMonde
VisbyStar
Wikizummo
Mathieu Kappler
Mccoyle55
categerhart
Shisma
Lectrician1
  Notified participants of WikiProject Music--Trade (talk) 10:46, 16 February 2021 (UTC)

DiscussionEdit

@ChristianKl: --Trade (talk) 13:23, 15 February 2021 (UTC)
I'm not even sure if half of those counts as music streaming platforms@Lockal:--Trade (talk) 16:01, 20 February 2021 (UTC)
I suppose all of them are music streaming platforms. You may just miss the streaming functionality for some of them, because it is available for specific countries (Russia in my case, but I also included few services from Korea/Indonesia/India regions). In opposite, I skipped some services like iHeartRadio, which are not accessible in Russia. And as the proposal is named as "digital distribution platform", it also includes digital downloads too. A can provide a similar example for movies too: I wouldn't be surprised to find if there are even more distribution platforms for a single movie than for music compositions. --Lockal (talk) 17:02, 20 February 2021 (UTC)
To make it clear: the problem I see is not that there are too many "digital distribution platforms" for a single digital creative work. The problem is that current proposal suggests to linearly increase the number of statements, without adding any extra benefit. However, I would support the proposal where "digital distribution platform" is limited in the same way as website account on (P553) is: where all existing external identifiers are marked with none of constraint (Q52558054) constraint. --Lockal (talk) 18:12, 20 February 2021 (UTC)
I'm not sure if i really follow your proposal? --Trade (talk) 23:39, 20 February 2021 (UTC)
I tend to agree with Lockal's point here, this property would be useful for indicating relevant distribution platforms that don't already have external identifiers, much the same way we do for website accounts. That's a pretty reasonable suggestion, isn't it? Moebeus (talk) 22:05, 22 February 2021 (UTC)

@Moebeus, Trade, Lockal, Arbnos, Kosboot, Tinker Bell:   Not done - Clearly lacking consensus. JesseW (talk) 14:39, 28 March 2021 (UTC)