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Sure I understand your points. However:
- ZXDB doesn't even classify magazines. It's SpectrumComputing that does it! If the magazine links are provided in "scanned paper" formats (JPG, PDF, etc) then SpectrumComputing will say PAPER. If the magazine links are provided in "playable formats" (TAP, DSK, etc) then it will say TAPE or DISK. This information is just provided for convenience and I have nothing to do with this
- In ZXDB, whenever a certain entry page is associated with a magazine, then this entry should be classified as either Covertape (indicating a tape that was bundled together with a paper magazine, for instance Crash) or Electronic Magazine (indicating the tape itself is an electronic magazine, for instance WOOT!). The classification Covertape doesn't mean the tape is less important than the magazine, or vice-versa. This classification was established by old WoS, and ZXDB still follows it.