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Re: suggest #poiwg for twitter/microblog and delicious.com tagging

From: Andy Braun <ajbraun@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Nov 2010 06:50:47 -0500
Message-ID: <AANLkTikr5kFR0bn5yffRR0Lab5EH4oESnm3ef6kGe6Bb@mail.gmail.com>
To: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Cc: "public-poiwg@w3.org" <public-poiwg@w3.org>
@ajbraun says +1

On Tuesday, November 9, 2010, Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org> wrote:
> Hi folks
>
> Many of us stay in touch via Twitter or similar microblogging
> platforms that support simple tagging.
>
> http://twitter.com/#!/yvonnert/status/1949057358499840 asks
>
> "@ogc_steven @Brackie2 @danbri @riktem @jeremy_morally @mhaklay
> @gothwin @AnttiJakobsson Is there tag or is #POI ok
> http://hb.ly/dnpJqi"
>
> I've suggested we use #poiwg rather than #poi, since
>
> 1) the former is free;
> http://search.twitter.com/search?q=%23poiwg&result_type=recent  shows
> it is unused except for this group's discussions. By contrast
> http://search.twitter.com/search?q=%23poi seems to mean several things
> all at once.
>
> 2) #poiwg makes it clear we're talking about the standards effort,
> rather than tagging some particular point of interest.
>
> Regarding twitter, I think it's worth the extra couple of chars. But
> <shrug/> this is an inexact science :)
>
> On delicious, http://www.delicious.com/tag/poi has a good pile of
> links relating in various ways to 'points of interest'. I've been
> using #poiwg there too http://www.delicious.com/tag/poiwg shows I'm
> the only one so far doing so. I guess either is fine, I'll probably
> use #poiwg when it's particularly about/for this group, and #poi, #geo
> etc for more general topics.
>
> cheers,
>
> Dan
>
> --
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>
>
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