[uf-discuss] tagging: not always appropriate

Kevin Marks kmarks at technorati.com
Fri Nov 24 22:09:08 PST 2006

On Nov 24, 2006, at 12:06 PM, Andy Mabbett wrote:
> For instance, if an obituary page like:
>         <http://www.westmidlandbirdclub.com/obituaries/norris.htm>
> were to use an hCard, which has no "deceased" flag or date-of-death
> property, it would be disrespectful (not to say confusing to a target
> audience likely to be unfamiliar with blogging, tagging and the like) 
> to
> have a link to a page third-party page listing other dead people, and
> especially one carrying commercial adverts related to death
> (Technorati); which suggest that  "funny" is a related tag (Technorati
> for "dead"); or to a page with pictures of dead and dying people
> (Wikipedia); or simply any page treating death as a technical matter.

This is why you can use an arbitrary tagspace to disambiguate. You 
could create a  WMBC page for deceased members at


that linked to your obituaries page and use that.

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