[development] Yahoo term extraction API and tags

Boris Mann boris at bryght.com
Wed Jan 18 21:57:34 UTC 2006

On 18-Jan-06, at 10:15 AM, James Walker wrote:

> On 1/18/06 12:57 PM, John Handelaar wrote:
>> I'll throw this one out there because I won't get
>> to it myself for a couple of weeks at least:
>> Yahoo Web Services' Term Extractor API
>> http://adactio.com/journal/display.php/20060116025204.xml
>> http://developer.yahoo.net/search/content/V1/termExtraction.html
> I actually remember Rasmus showing this off (while it was still in  
> beta perhaps?) at PHP Quebec last year and thinking it had some  
> really cool potential.
>> Thoughts:
>> a)  Would be a *brilliant* way of autofilling tags in the
>>     folksonomy modules
>> b)  Could enable Google/Yahoo Adwords users to throw those
>>     tags at ad invocation and massively increase the relevance
>>     of contextual ads for Drupal users.
>> I want b) so much, I'll probably write it.
> yeah, I don't see myself personally having much time to get around  
> to it in the near future... but definitely I'm +1 for the idea :)

I believe both adsense and banner work with taxonomy terms, so should  
work with that. I could ask Rasmus to present about this at OSCMS in  

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