[Tagging] The current problem with tagging

John Smith deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 19 13:15:39 BST 2009


2009/10/19 Erik Johansson <erjohan at gmail.com>:
> 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.

I guess you missed my earlier emails, I have been coding a proof of concept...

http://tags.bigtincan.com/




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