[uf-discuss] rel-tag for hierarchical categories

Andreas Haugstrup solitude at solitude.dk
Sat Dec 3 01:38:38 PST 2005

On Sat, 03 Dec 2005 08:03:06 +0100, Scott Reynen <scott at randomchaos.com>  

> Note that dot ('.') makes a decent hierarchy marker with no required  
> change for flat tag systems.  Foxilicious [1] uses dot as a default  
> delimiter for converting from the (mostly) flat tag space at del.icio.us  
> to the hierarchy of Firefox's bookmarks.  So you could do:
> <a
> href="http://members.optusnet.com.au/benjamincarlyle/benjamin/blog/ 
> software.httpsubscription">software/httpsubscription</a>
> Some parsers will still treat that as a single tag, but others will  
> treat it as a hierarchy, and even in those systems treating it as a  
> single tag, I think "software.httpsubscription" suggests a hierarchy to  
> many humans.

It won't be cool for those people who use system that don't see the  
hierarchy. Why not use two links:


- Andreas
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