[Tagging] The current problem with tagging

Erik Johansson erjohan at gmail.com
Mon Oct 19 13:12:57 BST 2009

On Mon, Oct 19, 2009 at 1:55 PM, John Smith <deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2009/10/19 Tobias Knerr <osm at tobias-knerr.de>:
>> When I look at the problem, reimplementing all those features I've
>> mentioned is a lot more effort than writing a wiki text parser.
> The biggest problem is achieving consistency, how could you get that
> with the wiki, it's not designed to be machine parsible it's designed
> only to be human parsable...

Who cares? Show us the tools that use this and how to use this data.
Sure there are lots of interesting things that could be done but you
have to show the gain for users and if they see this, I'm guessing,
they will gladly make things very machine parsable

Don't ask other people to do work for you if you have nothing to give back.

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