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Category Tag

widely used?

     
1:33 am on Sep 28, 2006 (gmt 0)

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How widely used is the category tag. I find it very useful when using IE7 to view a feed but what about aggregators? Do they use them to categorise links in feeds into a directory format?
9:19 am on Oct 9, 2006 (gmt 0)

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Any thoughts on this subject?
9:06 pm on Oct 10, 2006 (gmt 0)

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The only issue I see with the category tag is no standards. It appears you can put anything you want in a category tag, whether that be a name for a category you think your feed should be in, or a category from another site (such as dmoz or syndic8) that you think your feed should be in.

There may be standards for it, that I haven't just run across yet, though.

[edited by: Jordo_needs_a_drink at 9:12 pm (utc) on Oct. 10, 2006]

 

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