[development] Early Drupal 6 review from Chris Messina

Larry Garfield larry at garfieldtech.com
Wed Nov 14 18:09:45 UTC 2007

On Wed, 14 Nov 2007 17:25:49 +0100, Aymerick Jéhanne <aymerick at jehanne.org> wrote:
> Totally agree, users except terms to be categories.
> The real "new concept" in drupal compared to others systems is the
> Vocabulary. And after all, a vocabulary is a kind of 'classification
> root', so why not:
> taxonomy.module -> classification.module
> vocabulary -> classification
> term -> category
> My 2 cents :)
> -- Aymerick

That's again coming back to a very blog-centric view of taxonomy.  Half the things I use taxonomy module for are not really "categories".  If you enable free tagging, you're then talking about "tags", not really "categories".  Category carries a lot of mental weight that is very limiting.

--Larry Garfield

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