[wp-hackers] Re: Blogroll, Bookmarks, Links?
wp-hackers at striderweb.com
Fri Jun 22 21:20:49 GMT 2007
> On Jun 22, 2007, at 1:33 PM, Otto wrote:
>> On 6/22/07, Marci O'Daffer <marci at odaffer.net> wrote:
>>> I too will be fine with whatever the outcome is.
>> I, on the other hand, will not be fine with it. And if it ends up
>> being called "Links" I will most certainly avoid the Wordpress
>> forums, as I do not relish having to wade through hundreds of more
>> threads full of user confusion.
Actually, there's a legitimate point there. If I want to find
information on WordPress, I can go to Google and search for
"wordpress" and get items related to what I want.
Have you ever tried to Google-search help for Microsoft "Word"?
There's a Mac program called "Books" with a similar problem -- not to
Yes, "bookmarks" is a widely used term already, but in the context of
Wordpress -- it means something in particular....
If a year from now I go to the codex and search for help on "links"
I'm going to inevitably get a ton of stuff that is completely
unrelated to what I need -- because we'll have two different things
with the same name. Thus, there's an argument for "bookmarks" simply
because it's a _different_ term used for a _different_ thing.
BTW -- I looked back over this thread, and my earlier email reads a
lot snarkier than intended. It was meant in good humor. :)
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