SIGIA-L Mail Archives: Re: SIGIA-L: No Metadata
Re: SIGIA-L: No Metadata
From: Jonathan M. Broad (jonathan_at_relativepath.org)
Date: Sat Feb 09 2002 - 01:56:49 EST
The time was Fri, Feb 08, 2002 at 04:04:22PM -0800, and Christina Wodtke whispered:
> > I started this message thinking that exclusion was a good idea, but
> > now I'm not sure -- I can't think of an example where it would be
> > more helpful than additional categories or keywords. Can you think
> > of some?
> an article on the history of making a funny sound by putting your tongue
> between your lips and blowing
> raspberry (not fruit, not pie, not food, not jam)
This is a good example of why NOT logic is important in post-coordinated
I think the counterexample, in terms of metadata, would be to create a
category called "jeers" or "rude gestures" or something like that.
Instead of requiring a user to NOT out various words, you could
present them with something like:
Do you mean "raspberry"
the fruit OR
the rude gesture
This does much more to disambiguate the term and, the relationships being
pre-coordinated, is easier on the users in this case.
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