[development] Renaming "taxonomy" terminology? (was Re: Early Drupal 6 review from Chris Messina)

Steven Peck sepeck at gmail.com
Thu Nov 15 21:20:16 UTC 2007

We switched because mob rule claimed it would be 'less confusing'.  I
think it ended up being more confusing.

On Nov 15, 2007 2:35 AM, Adrian Simmons <adrinux at perlucida.com> wrote:
> Derek Wright wrote:
> > Right.
> Indeed. +1 to everything Derek said.
> I came to Drupal from a background in science, taxonomy was not a scary word
> at all - and yet I *still* had to play with taxonomy, to try to use it
> before I had that *ping!* lightbulb moment of how to use it and how great it
> was.
> I don't think the word 'taxonomy' is what confuses people, I think it's the
> underlying concepts.
> PS IIRC We switched to 'Categories' in the menu at the time Moveable Type
> became a paid-for service...
> --
> Adrian Simmons (aka adrinux) <http://perlucida.com>
> e-mail <mailto:adrinux at perlucida.com>

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