1. Excellent post Nick, I will definitely try some of your tips for a testing period and then I’ll post back my impressions.

    Thanks again for the help and keep up the great job ! It’s a terrific geek blog

  2. nice post but missing one thing: HOW TO TAG in OS X. did I miss that? are you just talking about putting the “tag” in the filename somewhere?

  3. oops. i just read the previous post. explained. comments. quicksilver. etc.

  4. Baratunde –
    Yeah, sorry. I was leaning on the previous articles that this piece was a side-note to.

    If you look at the Get Info screen of a file, there’s a section entitled Spotlight Comments. You can put anything you want in there – In this case, I’m referring to the use of tags in this space.

  5. Jonathan Wong Wednesday, May 21, 2008

    I agree that there is no right or wrong way to do tagging. However, what could possibly be helpful, especially for new “taggers”, is some set of simple rules to follow.

    I have blogged about some of my personal tagging best practices. However, what I’m not sure about is that whether they will work equally well for Spotlight as well as social bookmarking and/or blogging?


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