Il giorno lun 17 dic 2018 alle ore 22:10 swedebugia <address@hidden
> ha scritto:
On 2018-12-17 20:01, Christopher Lemmer Webber wrote:
> In the past when we've discussed package tagging, I think Ludo' has been
> against it, primarily because it's a giant source of bikeshedding. I
> agree that it's a huge space for bikeshedding... no space provides more
> bikeshedding than naming things, and tagging things is a many to many
> naming system.
> However, I will say that finding packages based on topical interest is
> pretty hard right now. If I want to find all the available roguelikes:
> address@hidden:~$ guix package -A rogue
> hyperrogue 10.5 out gnu/packages/games.scm:3652:2
> roguebox-adventures 2.2.1 out gnu/packages/games.scm:1047:2
> Hm, that's strange, there's definitely more roguelikes that should show
> up than that! A more specific search is even worse:
> address@hidden:~$ guix package -A roguelike
> What I should have gotten back:
> - angband
> - cataclysm-dda
> - crawl
> - crawl-tiles
> - hyperrogue
> - nethack
> - roguebox-adventures
> - tome4
> So I only got 1/4 of the entries I was interested in in my first query.
> Too bad!
> I get that we're opening up space for bikeshedding and *that's true*.
> But it seems like not doing so makes things hard on users.
> What do you think? Is there a way to open the (pandora's?) box of tags
Yes and no.
Pjotr and I have discussed this relating to biotech software. He said
that many scientists have a hard time finding the right tools for the job.
I proposed tight integration with wikidata (every software in the
world will eventually have an item there) and Guix (QID on every package
and lookup/catogory integration) and leave all the categorizing to them.
Ha problem sidestepped, they are bikeshedding experts over there in
The advantage of this is that everyone using wikidata (every package
manager) could pull the same categorization so we only do it once in a
What do you think?
There is also the Free Software Directory
I don't know what the relationship between Wikidata and the FSD is
Does Wikidata import data from the FSD ? Or viceversa ?