[Israel.pm] tag clouds, folksonomy,

guy keren choo at actcom.co.il
Tue Jul 3 05:42:50 PDT 2007

use captcha(?) to protect against spam.
it'll also reduce the willingness of malicious users to spend time on 
"ruining the data".


Gabor Szabo wrote:
> I would like to let users add tags to CPAN modules via http://www.cpanforum.com/
> Once we have enough tags the exported information could be used to
> improve searches for
> CPAN modules.
> I wonder how should I do that?
> Who should be add tags? Anyone? Registered users? Selected users?
> Who should be able to change tags or delete them?
> I am worried a bit about spam, or just people who might want to ruin the data.
> When someone posts a spam on the forum I can easily delete it. How can I protect
> the tags from vandalism or spam?
> Shall I differntiate in case of words? e.g. shall I allow both Perl and perl
> as tags or just lowercase words?
> See also
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tag_cloud
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Folksonomy
> Gabor

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