[aur-general] packages without category

Ofir Balas numerical at gmail.com
Tue Jul 30 16:40:00 EDT 2013

I feel like a free for all tag system would end with a bunch of trolls
spamming the AUR.
On Jul 30, 2013 9:34 PM, "Sam Stuewe" <halosghost at archlinux.info> wrote:

> On 2013-07-30 14:47, Dave Reisner wrote:
>> The current search interface might be insufficient and not optimal
>>> regarding categories,
>>> but should be consistent and predictably - which it isn't now.
>> I tend to agree with the consensus that categories are meaningless,
>> unmaintainable crap.
> I rather fit in to this school of thought as well. The notion of tags for
> packages is a cool one, but if it were to be done, I think it would make
> more sense for that to be something that anyone can add (if you see a
> package that you felt was missing a relevant tag, you could just add it) or
> remove.
> Having said that, I'm not sure how much that really adds (assuming people
> write pkgdescs well).
> All the best,
> -Sam

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