[aur-dev] replace categories with tags (was: New user introduction and proposal)

Florian Pritz bluewind at xinu.at
Thu Nov 17 04:12:47 EST 2011

On 17.11.2011 05:09, Joaquín Ignacio Aramendía wrote:
> That's great actually, I like to tag things because they are
> way easier to sort out and I could see some logic (please correct me if
> I'm wrong) on those categories related with the package purpose:
> [...]
> So I was thinking about editing the categories list to add 'eyecandy' as
> a way to enclose all icon-sets, splash-screens themes,
> {gtk,metacity,shell,whatever}-themes, wallpapers and so on.

IMHO we should rather drop the whole thing and make real tags (everyone
can assign/remove a tag to/from a package) that can be combined when
searching. Something like the search on stackoverflow maybe.

Florian Pritz

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