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

From: Rob Manson <roBman@mob-labs.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Nov 2010 11:27:02 +1100
To: "public-poiwg@w3.org" <public-poiwg@w3.org>
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@nambor +1

I think #poiwg is much more specific for this group.


roBman


On Tue, 2010-11-09 at 12:09 +0100, Dan Brickley 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
> 
> --
> http://twitter.com/danbri
> http://identi.ca/danbri
> http://delicious.com/danbri
> 
> 
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