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"A map that tried to pin down a sheep trail was just credible,

 but it was an optimistic map that tried to fix a the path made by the wind,

 or a path made across the grass by the shadow of flying birds."

                                                                 - _A Walk through H_, Peter Greenaway

 

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If I click on most any of the tags listed at http://www.mapleprimes.com/tags/, I see a list of relevant posts. That is great. But it gets me a 404 missing error, if I click on the name of a tag that starts with a numeral.

There appears to me to be more emphasis in the new Mapleprimes on personal reputation, as opposed to ranking of posts & replies.

I'd prefer to see more emphasis by the admins on ways to disseminate the best tips and answers than on automated reputation marking.

It looks like hubris. To paraphrase Carly Simon's great song, "you're so vain, you probably think this post is about you..."

I'd like to propose a new tab (somewhere) which would allow viewing all posts sorted by thumbs-up. Basically, a way for everyone to see the best posts and replies.

It might have a url something like, http://www.mapleprimes.com/posts/ranked or http://www.mapleprimes.com/recent/ranked

Does anyone see the Maple 2D Math output in the replies to this post?  What I see is a lot of Maple Equation markers.

How about allowing members to add tags to others' posts/questions?

It could be done without too much risk of vandalism. It could require a certain reputation to be enabled. Or it could allow only addition of tags and not removal. Or it could allow adding tags only from the preexisting tag list (or, getting fancy, the full list from a few days earlier).

There is a huge volume of very nice old posts buried in this site. Without tags, it will be much harder to...

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