[drupal-devel] Schema Changes for a Shared Taxonomy OTF/Folksonomy

Julian Bond julian_bond at voidstar.com
Sun Mar 13 17:35:07 UTC 2005

Morbus Iff <morbus at disobey.com> Sun, 13 Mar 2005 11:17:53
>> There's a potential issue here with "tag spam". A malicious user 
>>might  tag a node with all the most popular terms. That node will then 
>While I certainly don't want to suggest this discussion is irrelevant, 
>I think it's fair to say that every node of a Drupal site has a much 
>better chance of being viewed by some sort of admin than an open-ended 
>system like delicious. I think the biggest problem with "tag spam" and 
>a Drupal site would be if we allowed commenters to insert tags - 
>ignoring that, it's a safe bet that tag spam in a community-oriented 
>site like Drupal (as opposed to, IMO, a service-oriented site like 
>delicious) would be more easily seen and addressed.

I'd agree until money is involved. If you have a section of the site 
where people are allowed to advertise services for money, someone *will* 
spam it. The classic example is a Craigslist style "Listings" services.

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