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Discussion about how to add variants in the BaOI
How to list differences maybe in Master release.
Using promo tag

History of common CD and DVD manufacturers:
US: DADC ('83?-'05)Sony DADC('05-now) / Sony Music('91-'05, '08-now)
EU: DADC Austria('87-'97?)Sony DADC Austria('93?-now) and Sony DADC Austria AG('93?-now)
EMI Swindon('86-'02)EMI UK('00-'02)
EMI Uden ('89-'04) ⇨⇨⇨⇨⇨⇨⇨⇨⇨⇨⇨⇨⇨⇨⇨⇨ mediamotion.nl('04-'08)www.promesenl.eu
Cinram Canada ('87-'03)mediamotion ('03-'08) ⇨⇨⇨⇨⇨⇨Promese
                                        ⇘ mediamotion.com ('03-'08) ⇗⇨⇨⇨  www.promese.eu
www.EMIOperations.it ['00?-'03)www.imsgroup.it ('03-'08)ims Manufacturing ('08-'11)
     
Record Service GmbH ('86-'88)Record Service(2) ('88-'90)Warner Music Manufacturing Europe WMME('90-'03)Cinram GmbH (11'03-7'17)
Gramofonové Závody('88-'99)GZ Digital Media('00-'14)GZ Media('14-now)
Optimal Media Production('91-'11)Optimal Media GmbH('11-now)
Germany: Polygram('82-'85)PDO('86-'91)PRS('91-'93)PMDC('93-'99)Universal M&L('99-'05)EDC('05-'17)
France: PDO(2/87-'91)PRS('91-'93)PMDC('93-'99)Universal M&L('99-'00)Cinram Optical Disc('00-{'06CD}/{'12DVD})
Sonopress ('85-'04)Sonopress Arvato ('04-'08)arvato digital services ('11)arvato('11-now)

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