[aur-general] How about hashtags in package description?
dieter at plaetinck.be
Sun Mar 15 15:32:29 EDT 2009
On Sun, 15 Mar 2009 17:55:01 +0100
Jens Maucher <jensmaucher at online.de> wrote:
> Am Sonntag 15 März 2009 17:00:05 schrieb Pierre Chapuis:
> > Le Sun, 15 Mar 2009 11:54:12 -0400,
> > Daenyth Blank <daenyth+arch at gmail.com> a écrit :
> > > > What's the practical difference between a tag and a hashtag?
> > >
> > > I think that he means to put tags as comments? I have no clue
> > > really
> > I thought he was talking about something like tags used in Jabber or
> > Identi.ca posts. They are inline and begin with a hash, like that:
> > I think #Arch #Linux is awesome.
> The sense escapes me. o_O
I see people doing this on twitter.
Functionality-wise they are just tags.
the hash ('#') sign in front is to just mark "this is a tag", which is
useful for other tools and scripts to parse/categorize/... content
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