Request for comments: port-tags

Michael C. Shultz ringworm01 at
Mon Nov 7 09:30:06 PST 2005

On Monday 07 November 2005 08:44, Anton Berezin wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 07, 2005 at 08:21:19AM -0800, Michael C. Shultz wrote:
> > Personal preference is a seperate data base, it will slow down generation
> > of the INDEX anyways if you combine them and will be more efficient if
> > set up correctly.  A flat text file IMO is ideal.  A quick glance at your
> > is it contains too much info. Make it simple and I think more
> > programmers/scripters will make use of it.
> >
> > This all that is really needed, from that pkg-desc or comments may be
> > easily retreived/searched because your database is provideing a quick
> > index to them, then all you have to do is concentrate on making the
> > tagging portion smart.
> This is not very difficult to arrange.  :-)
> Updated with the same frequency as the database itself, that is, for now
> daily.
> \Anton.

Now that is starting to look handy, from here how hard is:




Things that use opengll|Things that use java|devel|esdl
Things that use opengl|Things that use java|devel|mingw-opengl-headers
Things that use opengl|Things that use java|emulators|linux-pete-mesagpu
Things that use opengl|Things that use java|emulators|linux-pete-xgl2gpu
Things that use opengll|Things that don't use java|games|BillardGLThings that 
use Things that use opengl|Things don't that use java|games|airrox
Things that use opengl|Things that don't use java|games|briquolo

People would have to agree to a reasonable depth, I assume your program wants
to subcategorize a few tags anyways so at least three levels of tags?  If you
do this I'll put something rough together that for now just prints a listing, 
later something more useful will come to mind.  Will you be keeping this 
database updated on your site for awhile or is this just a short term 


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