[Tagging] Mismatched tag status

marc marc marc_marc_irc at hotmail.com
Thu Jun 13 21:03:16 UTC 2019


Le 11.06.19 à 09:31, Martin Koppenhoefer a écrit :
>> On 11. Jun 2019, at 01:41, Paul Allen <pla16021 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> I'd be inclined to leave "in use" as a German synonym for "de facto" unless 
>> people who have German as a first language say that "de facto" would be acceptable.
> maybe there are nuances between “de facto” and “in use”, the former describing a fairly undisputed 
> situation of an established yet unapproved (via voting) tag with no notable alternatives, while 
> “in use” may also be disputed, not yet used in high numbers or might be just one of several alternative tagging methods.

I like this distinction, but it would mean that at least an additional 
status would be needed to be able to refine the "in use" who "deserves 
not" the "de facto" status, a status like "conflict" or to say it less 
negatively "an alternative not voted among several possibilities"


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