[uf-discuss] rel="tag"

Frances Berriman fberriman at gmail.com
Wed Jan 3 15:17:11 PST 2007

On 03/01/07, Nick Peters <strategicpause at gmail.com> wrote:
> Seeing the tag implementation on Operator has made me question the
> existing tagging standard.  With wordpress you may get something like
> "?cat=13" for a tag or something that may not even be the intended tag
> at all.  After doing some research on the wiki I see that the
> rel="tag" microformat is based off of existing defacto standards
> (implemented by sites such as del.icio.us and flickr).  I still don't
> see why the standard extracts the tag from the last part of the URL
> instead of the information inside the anchor tag.  When I see a tag
> and click on it, I expect the visible content, not what's appended to
> the end of a URL.  Anyone care to shed some light on this for me?
> -Nick

I might be misunderstanding you, but I think you might be confusing
categorisation with tagging (the latter being a method of adding
additional context)?

Frances Berriman

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