[Tagging] Contact:* prefix
a.pirard.papou at gmail.com
Sat Aug 22 00:18:36 UTC 2015
On 2015-08-04 14:57, Dave F. wrote :
> I remember a discussion a while back about this. As the page makes no
> mention of the logic behind, could someone please remind me of the
> reasoning & advantage over straight forward phone, fax, website etc.
The contact prefix makes it clear that it's a contact and keeps them
Without it, one can wonder what diaspora is or difficultly find contacts
in a long tag list.
Also, contact:website is not exactly the same as website which could
contain no contacts at all.
It's similar to, for example, bicycle=yes.
Many persons use it meaninglessly, not as a override of a restriction.
They probably didn't read the documentation and they tag similarly to
what they see.
They probably believe that it means a road nice for biking or with a
If we used the full form *access:bicycle=yes*, as Conditional
the meaning would be clearer and the mistake would probably be avoided.
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