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Re: Tagging - idea and what I'm missing


I can confirm that this backlist solution works, which I've been used
for months and satisfied with the result.   I even give a tag category
so that all tags are put under and into it in the panel.  Very handy

2009/2/18 Brendan Kidwell <snarf@xxxxxxxxx>:
> My two cents:
> Without writing any code, users can implement a workable solution to tagging
> on their own using Backlinks.
> To tag a page as "essay ideas" for example, add a link somewhere on the page
> to ":tags:essay-ideas". Then follow the link and add a one-character body to
> that page (just a "." would suffice) to make sure it doesn't get garbage
> collected. Now, whenever you want to see pages that belong to a certain tag,
> just go to that tag's page and hit ALT-B to show backlinks.
> I'm going to try this out tomorrow on my work notebook.
> That having been said, I also would appreciate it if anyone wanted to code
> up the necessary UI features to make this scheme feel more natural.
> On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 1:32 PM, Dotan Cohen <dotancohen@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> In fact, I'd like to see content tagging too, not just note tagging.
>> That is, a tag could be inserted into a specific place on a page. In
>> wiki-code, it could be implemented as [[tag:foobar]] and I'm certain
>> that a GUI element could be designed by someone more creative than
>> myself.
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