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A Release that is made available to consumers using a UseType of PurchaseOfPhysicalProduct shall be a Release in accordance with a Relevant Release profile defined in Table1 and structured, using ResourceGroups, as follows:

5.1.5.1 PhysicalProduct

The top (root) level ResourceGroup represents the Release itself (it is therefore, the same as for digital Release structures)

  • The Product ResouceGroup is mandatory; and
  • The Product ResouceGroup contains either
    • 1-n ComponentProduct (i.e. boxed set); or
    • 1-n Components (i.e. non-boxed set); and
  • A SequenceNumber shall be used to order the ResouceGroup(s) within the PhysicalProduct ResourceGroup.

Note: ultimately, each PhysicalProduct contains Components. However, it may be that this relationship is via a ComponentProduct and not direct.

5.1.5.2 ComponentProduct

This ResourceGroup “mirrors” an existing physical product, bundled into a boxed set. It will consist of one or more Components (see below).

  • The ComponentProduct ResouceGroup is optional;
  • The ComponentProduct ResouceGroup shall be identified by a ICPN;
  • The ComponentProduct ResouceGroup shall have a DisplayTitle;
  • The ComponentProduct ResouceGroup shall contain 1-n Components; and
  • A SequenceNumber shall be used to order the ResouceGroup(s) within the ComponentProduct ResourceGroup.

5.1.5.3 Component

This ResourceGroup represents the physical instance of a sound carrier – i.e. a disk or tape or other sound carrier. It

  • The Component ResouceGroup is mandatory;
  • The Component ResouceGroup shall be identified by a ICPN;
  • The Component ResouceGroup shall have a SoundCarrierType
  • The ComponentProduct ResouceGroup may have a DisplayTitle
  •  The ComponentProduct ResouceGroupmay contain one of the following:
    • 0 or 2 Sides (if only 1 side is present, no Side is required);
    • 2-n Layers; or
    • 1 TrackList; and
  • A SequenceNumber shall be used to order the ResouceGroup(s) within the Component ResourceGroup.

Note: the SoundCarrierType is not supported in versions 3.5.x and older.

5.2.5.4 Side

Some SoundCarriers may have 2 sides. This ResouceGroup is not needed for single sided components.

  • A Side ResouceGroupmay contain one of the following:
    • 2-n Layer; or
    • 1 TrackList; and
  • A SequenceNumber shall be used to order the ResouceGroup(s) or ResouceGroupContentItems(s) within the Side ResouceGroup.

5.2.5.5 Layer

Some sound carriers may have multiple layers, supporting different media types. This ResouceGroup is not needed for single layered components.

  • A Layer ResouceGroup shall contain 1 TrackList; and
  • A SequenceNumber shall be used to order the ResouceGroup(s) or ResouceGroupContentItems(s) within the Layer ResouceGroup.

5.2.5.6 TrackList

Each component, or side, or layer, ultimately consists if of a sequence ResourceGroupContentItems.

A SequenceNumber shall be used to order the  ResouceGroupContentItems(s) within the TrackList ResouceGroup.

 

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