[development] Early Drupal 6 review from Chris Messina
kb at 2bits.com
Sun Nov 11 02:56:23 UTC 2007
On Nov 10, 2007 9:36 PM, Liza Sabater <blogdiva at culturekitchen.com> wrote:
> Taxonomies are a fantastic example. It's so academic, so semantic web, I
> love it, but it hurts many other people. Actually, when it comes down to
> most people don't care about the acaemic points of taxonomies. They just
> want to tag their stuff so search engines can better index their posts.
Agreed. Remember that the name "taxonomy" is not used, apart from the module
One of the things I disagree with Gerhard and Karoly on.
I'd "re-brand" taxonomies as so:
> Taxonomy : Index or Global list of categories
> Vocabulary : Category list section
> Term : Term, but described as equal to keywords and tags (because from the
> us's perspective, they are).
This will confuse matters more.
Here is how it was mapped from the old days, which was confusing and too
technical (not only computer science, but biology too!).
- Taxonomy -> Categories
- Vocabulary -> Vocabulary (this one is the confusing part, perhaps that is
the only thing that needs to be renamed. How about just Category item or
- Term -> Term
Khalid M. Baheyeldin
Drupal optimization, development, customization and consulting.
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