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Sat, 05 Mar 2005 17:12:43 GMT
Do Tags Work?

Tim Bray: I was sitting up and got pinged by Dave Sifry about Technorati’s new related-tags feature; Technorati thinks that Baseball is related to Sports, MLB, Football, Basketball, Natural Philosophy (gotta love that), and tickets.

Randy: This sentence got me thinking about how wrong tagging is. Look at the MLB link in Tim's post. It points to This is breaking the Web. Technorati is not the authority on MLB. The tag should be MLB. It must point to It must recognize the proper authority. Otherwise, the entire authority link structure of the Web breaks. You wanna find out whose talking about MLB, then just do a Technorati search on the domain;

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