MSDN Library - now with Folksonomies
Larry Jordan has posted news that the MSDN Library now supports tagging by users:
"The MTPS [MSDN and TechNet Publishing System] Tagging feature enables customers and authors to add and remove visible keyword tags to both topic pages and wiki blocks to improve discoverability of the library content. The ability to add tags to content will be enabled for teams who have opted into the Community Content (wiki annotations) feature in MTPS."
You don't need a LiveID account to browse / find tagged content, but you will need one to associate tags to content (or create new tags).
Given it this new feature has just launched, so the tagcloud is small at the moment (the tagcloud been some seeding):
The C# tag results:
I can't ask Larry via his blog (his comments are closed), but two questions for him:
How do the tags in the MSDN Library relate to Tagspace
(Microsoft.com's tagging project)
Is there programmatic access to the tag data? (beyond "/Tags-Cloud.aspx?tag="x'"...is a RESTful API in the works? If not, will you provide this, and if so, when?