[Tagging] Thoughts on how to replace or modify an exist/established tag (Was: Feature Proposal - RFC - sluice_gate)

John Smith deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 6 04:26:34 GMT 2011


On 6 January 2011 14:23, Mike N. <niceman at att.net> wrote:
>  It would be nice to have a list that "map data consumers" could subscribe
> to that we could poll to verify that they are or are not using a tag, or get
> clarification on how they are using a tag.   (Just what we need....another
> blankin' list!)

We could just use the announce list, but restrict posts to major tag
change announcements.

>  But for tags with presets, etc, the process is very drawn out, as Steve
> mentioned.  I'm trying to get a minor tag update on one editor - no
> accompanying style sheet update.  A single line change, and 2 1/2 months
> later it is still several months away from implementation.

Exactly, this is why I'm advocating some kind of policy on how to
achieve tag updates in a much more reasonable time frame.



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