Just tag it. (was Re: [uf-discuss] "parental guidance" Microformat?)

Ryan King ryan at technorati.com
Sun Dec 25 12:26:00 PST 2005

On Dec 23, 2005, at 7:20 PM, Paul Bryson wrote:
> "Tantek Ç elik" wrote...
>> On 12/23/05 6:04 AM, "Frederic de Villamil" wrote:
>>> Hi list,
>>> I was lately thinking about a way to tell the most accurate way  
>>> that a
>>> link points to a page with content not suitable for people under a
>>> certain age, such as porn, violence...
>> What subjects are suitable or not for people of what age differs  
>> greatly
>> across both different cultures in the same time (e.g. in the  
>> present), and
>> the same culture across different times.
> It just occurred to me that a very level and relevant measure are the
> commonly used idioms "work safe" and "not work safe".  I don't know if
> "marking appropriate content" is for a microformat or not, but if  
> it is I
> don't think you'll get simpler than that.

The definition of "work safe" is going to vary greatly from one  
culture and workplace to another. This is still a case for tagging.

Ryan King
ryan at technorati.com

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