Thank you backtaggers!
posted by jessamyn to MetaFilter-Related at 8:54 AM (59 comments total)
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Thanks to a nudge from mr_crash_davis mark II: Jazz Odyssey
and a lot of metadata specialists and friends we finished backtagging all 12,496 MetaTalk posts last night at 12:15 EST
(with a few stragglers afterwards). MeFi and AskMe have been done already. This means that every post on MetaFilter that can
have tags, has them. Thanks everyone for a job well done.
A few more notes about tags, for people who may be curious.
- mutual contacts can add tags to each other's posts, feel free to add tags that you think might be useful (but please refrain from editorializing in tags if you can help it)
- until we get some sort of a power search going, tags are one of the best ways to pre-search for double posts on the blue
- more backtagging MeTa posts/discussion here
- If you want to know who our librarians are on MeFi [a group whose membership overlaps but does not ecompass the whole of the backtagging team] you can install this greasemonkey script
. If you are a librarian and not marked as my contact, please let me know.
It was really gratifying to see this semi-stagnant project get the push that it needed from a dedicated team of volunteers. I really appreciate everyone's willingness to step-up and help out.