Hackage interface

Johan Tibell johan.tibell at gmail.com
Fri Jan 5 02:44:21 EST 2007

On 1/5/07, Stefan O'Rear <stefanor at cox.net> wrote:
> Debian *has* categories (called sections), but is trying to get rid of
> them.  They are currently working on (it's in unstable and mostly working)
> a replacement system, debtags.  debtags differs from the section system
> in that packages can have multiple tags, and queries can include conjunctions
> and disjunctions; IME this makes it much more useful (speaking as an unstable-
> tracker).  Perhaps we should look into copying debtags's ideas?  (we need to
> support some kind of tagging, for the sake of package generation)
> The main debtags site: http://debtags.alioth.debian.org/

I agree with this. For those who haven't read it "Ontology is
Overrated: Categories, Links, and Tags" is a good discussion on
categories vs tags:



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