[Tagging] emergency=*

Dave F. davefox at madasafish.com
Sat Jul 31 15:33:57 BST 2010


  On 31/07/2010 12:49, Liz wrote:
>
> I guess you have never tried to find a tag description on the wiki then.
> You will just have to imagine having open 3 very long pages of approved /
> proposed / abandoned proposals and searching  for something which just
> approximates a particular type of "amenity" - let's assume its the workplace
> of an osteopath, and reading all the tags trying to decide whether this has
> its own tag already, or if it belongs with some other similar ones - say
> "physical therapists" or "allied health".
>
> Now imagine reading the Italian wiki pages or the German wiki pages, whichever
> you can manage least, and consider the difficulties of finding a tag out of
> hundreds when its not your own language.
Those are all value tags. When you search for those, the key tag is 
irrelevant:

http://tagstat.hypercube.telascience.org/search.php?query=fire_station

Any problem finding a value within the wiki is more a problem of the 
wiki than anything else.

Cheers
Dave F.







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