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Machine tagging in Flickr (and elsewhere?)

"Machine tags" (see Flickr: Discussing Machine tags in Flickr API) have been introduced into Flickr as generalization of things like geotagging. Machine tags are also known by many as "triple tags". These are tags with a specific syntax aimed primarily for "machine consumption" (that is, by programs) and not directly for display to the typical […]

First impressions of tagging in Thunderbird 2.0

Since I'm writing Chapter 3 right now and learned that Thunderbird 2.0 supports tags, I decided to take a look immediately. The interface looks a bit spiffier. I will say that I'm generally pleased with Thunderbird, so I was hoping that the tags would be a great new feature. So far, I don't quite see […]