[wp-hackers] Thoughts on Ultimate Tag Warrior

Ryan Boren ryan at boren.nu
Sat Sep 2 21:24:35 GMT 2006

Robert Deaton wrote:
> On 9/2/06, Matt Mullenweg <m at mullenweg.com> wrote:
>> Our tag/category system is pretty flexible and *can be used for either*
>> transparently on the backend. Some people are religious about one or the
>> other, nothing said on this list is going to change their minds. I see
>> them as a difference in UI, not anything fundamentally different in 
>> storage.
> I still disagree entirely. Categories have heirarchy. It is the
> fundamental difference that keeps me using categories instead of tags.
> Categories are organized, tags are not. But instead of summing up my
> thoughts again, here's a few links to some likeminded people.

They're not the same, but it doesn't make much of difference to the 
backend which way they are used.  We don't care if category_parent is 
always empty.


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