[PD] puredatabase

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Thu Feb 8 06:29:09 CET 2007

On Feb 6, 2007, at 8:25 PM, David Powers wrote:

> On 2/6/07, Steffen <stffn at dibidut.dk> wrote:
>> And a suggestion: It might be good to debate here how the database
>> should be designed to best do it job. Fx. would it be an idea to make
>> a set of (not necessarily disjunkt/non-intersecting) categories/
>> labels objects/libs could fit in - like math, audio, control, graphic
>> (inspired by http://puredata.info/dev/PdLibraries)? I mean, there
>> must be a quite a few opinions on how the database could be organized
>> in order to be of most use.
> It would be nice if things could be "tagged" with keywords, rather
> than categorized. That way, there's no need to think of every category
> or decide on all keywords in advance, people could add keywords to
> objects as they saw fit.

Yeah, that's the idea.  Though there isn't really a way to do a user- 
generated taxonomy, only a developer generated taxonomy.  Really, it  
would be generated by who ever writes the help patches.


> ~David
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