Folksonomy and categories – bottom up/top down – open/closed

How do we federate metadata flows

folksonomy and categories – bottom up/top down – open/closed

Each has advantages and disadvantages.

Can we be creative and bridge this divide

The OMN and indymedia reboot are both grassroots bottom up projects, so we obviously start with a folksonomy.

Recognising the is some use for categories a draft proposal.

We only have 5 functions :slightly_smiling_face:

Allow instances to put folksonomy items into category groups, these can be added as extra folksonomy tags into the flow.

Allow instances to subscribe to this category groups as a flow (basic tool of OMN)

Build it out of based on trust.


2 replies on “Folksonomy and categories – bottom up/top down – open/closed”

You forgot to post the last half of the post. 🙂

I found this page below a talk of the ActivityPub Conference and it sounds interesting. Where can I find info on this starting at zero?

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