Tags Vs Free Text
not just from a Search Engine perspective
I have sometimes thought that maybe a Wiki was just an excuse not to have a personal Search Engine, but since my interest is either in the Personal Wiki or TeamWiki area, you do have a Shared Vocabulary there, so WikiWord As Tag makes sense (adds value over Free Text).
or does the FeedBack loop in tag-set-emergence change things? [z2004-08-26-UdellKeywordFeedback]
Tim Bray on various Meta Data issues. He also asks the meta-question What am I doing categories for? What is anybody doing categories for? What is everybody doing categories for? see Social Network Context
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