[wp-hackers] Link Subcategories

Stuart amanzimtoti at gmail.com
Thu Apr 6 02:20:01 GMT 2006

I wish my socks were as organised as my blog...

On 4/6/06, Owen Winkler <ringmaster at midnightcircus.com> wrote:
> Chris Lott wrote:
> > Intuitively, the problem is that (and I love tags), I apply (or at
> > least would like to apply) tags differently to posts than I do links.
> Putting aside the tags vs. category argument (which is pointless
> considering that the committers are apparently both avid taggers) I'm
> still somewhat baffled by the combination of the two.
> I certainly see the benefit of having a single shared datastore for the
> categories of both links and posts, but I see no utility to users of
> WordPress that these two be shared.
> If the original intention was as ryan recently said, to make it seem
> like they are separate things even though they are not, then everything
> makes sense.  But I'm curious about the intentions of having mixed
> link/post categories - maybe you're onto something I didn't think of and
> I just need it explained a little better.
> That said, categories and tags are certainly not the same thing.  Of
> course, I do organize my socks - in a manner of speaking.  [1]  :p
> Owen
> [1]: http://spoken-for.org/archives/2004/10/29/584/
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