[wp-hackers] Thoughts on Ultimate Tag Warrior

Sean Hickey seanhickey at gmail.com
Sat Sep 2 23:21:14 GMT 2006

> 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 agree with what others have said.  Categories are a more permanent
solution, whereas tags are kinda throw-away.  I have no problem giving
a post a tag that I might not ever use again.  Just whatever is on my
mind at the moment.

Categories on the other hand infer something long-term: You'll be
putting more posts of a similar nature in that category, in the

I also have hundreds of tags, and I don't want to see a long list of
tags similar to the list of categories on the write page.  So even if
they're some what similar on the backend, they need to be treated

- Sean

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