[Foundation-l] Plethora of overlapping Categories
correia.rui at gmail.com
Tue Jun 21 09:50:16 UTC 2011
I edit the WP in English, Portuguese, French, Afrikaans, German, Spanish ...
This is happenning in all languages - it is not a WP-E issue.
2011/6/21 Huib Laurens <sterkebak at gmail.com>
> This should be on wikien-l instead of foundation-l I guess,
> 2011/6/21, Rui Correia <correia.rui at gmail.com>:
> > Hi
> > I know I am in the wrong place for this. Normally this kind of thing
> > should go on the "discuss" pages, but category discuss pages don't
> > much attention.
> > If you consult Categories: Sailors/ Navigators/ Explorers, you will see
> > quite a number of people are listed in these arguably (or not)
> > categories for the same activity/ feat/ achievement.
> > To put it into perspective, it makes sense to list a person in the
> > categories of [[poet]], [[playwright]], etc, but in each of these
> > such people would be different 'personae', with different works that make
> > them merit being classified a poet or a playwright.
> > On the other hand, to list - for example - Henry the Navigator/ Captain
> > as [[sailor]], [[navigator]], [[explorer]] looks odd as the activity
> > undertaken to merit being given that title is only one. This is like
> > a farmer a tiller/ sower/ weeder/ harvester/ etc.
> > Generally, there is a problem with Categories, as many were created
> > any regard to hierarchy - we have examples of names that appear under
> > "British explorers" or "15th century explorers", but then they are not
> > listed under "explorers".
> > Any ideas?
> > Best regards,
> > Rui
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I am away from Johannesburg - you cannot contact me on my South African
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meus números sul-africanos
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