[Tagging] The current problem with tagging

Erik Johansson erjohan at gmail.com
Mon Oct 19 14:50:45 BST 2009


On Mon, Oct 19, 2009 at 2:41 PM, Peter Childs <pchilds at bcs.org> wrote:
> 2009/10/19 Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com>:

> The problem currently seams to be that there are 3 different places
> within the wiki that things can be documented.

Do you mean,  Proposed/* pages, mapfeatures page and key:/tag: pages?

> But if I want to map a Birthday Card Shop I could be here a while
> trying to work out what the last person used.... Which may not be on
> the wiki at all hence we end up with a mix of shop=card,
> card=stationary, etc etc all of which may or may not be the same
> thing.... Also you tend to read it every time as you don't remember
> because you don't map them as often.

And a birthday card shop is not the same as a postcard shop, but they
can both be mapped as shop=card (or shop=gift according to
mapfeatures). Some people will assume it's for birthday cards other
thing it's for postcards..




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