I was trying to locate Che Guevara and found that he is credited as Ernesto Che Guevara which I feel is difficult to locate.

Of all the attributions, I can't find one that uses his full name (although a couple don't have images showing the credit), so I propose to retitle the credit to Che Guevara.

I am good with that, I had the same problem with him last week. I think all peoples names should be entered as they are most commonly known in English.

I prefer Che Guevara, though I was just wondering whether it was more 'correct' to use the fuller version.

I should mention that Discogs and Wikipedia list him as Che Guevara. I think the most important thing is to use a name that most people can find. I really don't see the point in using a name that is known by a scholarly few.

The other thing is I can't find any evidence that the books currently in the database actually credit Ernesto Che Guevara, as most of them use the role of About/Subject.

I'd support retitling this credit

Done deal. Thanks

Just to add to this, I really appreciate the placeholder credit approach used with Salvador Dali.


It is a great way of avoiding continued creation of duplicate credits.

Sometimes they work. There was a placeholder credit for H.G. Wells that was getting credited so often I deleted it.

There should be was a way of stopping such credits being used (saved) against new submissions.

This could be a feature request.

Something along the lines of marking the credit as "do not use, redirected" and recording the id of the good credit to use instead.

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