But that assumes that people tag them accurately, so that they CAN be found. That assumption is wildly optimistic: look at how many meaningless variations of the non-descript tag 'android' there are in Stack Overflow. I have yet to find a way to do a meaningful tag-based search in Stack Overflow for an android issue. I doubt there is one. That is why I am not impressed by Google's attempt to shuffle us off into Stack Overflow.
Actually, that is only one reason. There are others, but this is the main one. On Aug 6, 5:07 pm, Greg Donald <gdon...@gmail.com> wrote: > On Fri, Aug 6, 2010 at 3:52 PM, fadden <fad...@android.com> wrote: > > I do a daily walk through stackoverflow for questions tagged with > > "android". Nobody will be searching based on esoteric tags. I think > > the point of restricting tag generation is to ensure that people *do* > > find your question because it exists in a pool of other similar > > questions that people are examining. > > I have a problem with linecache. There's no tag for it. I couldn't > create one. I did go ahead and choose other tags, ones not as > relevant as the ONE I wanted. But whatever. > > It's a stupid restriction. 1500 reputation before I can even properly > tag my question? I've developed sites that used tags plenty of times > before.. it's just a join table, not a huge deal. For them to act > like tags are so important n00bs like me can't create one? Fuck them > and their 1500 reputation tags. > > I've never once got help from there. I tried again today as a last > resort. I'm expecting nothing, as it's likely that's what I'll be > getting. > > -- > Greg Donald > destiney.com | gregdonald.com -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Android Beginners" group. ATTENTION: Android-Beginners will be permanently disabled on August 9 2010. For more information about this change, please read [http://goo.gl/xkfl] or visit the Group home page. Try asking and tagging your question on Stack Overflow at http://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/android To unsubscribe from this group, send email to android-beginners+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/android-beginners?hl=en