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via: bookmarklet
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thefangmonster
2007-06-18 16:44:54 UTC
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http://onemorebug.com/blog/2007/06/16/delicious-whuffie

Some time this Spring, I ran across a bookmark (I can't remember
whose) that was tagged with via:

Since I was already interested in tag systems, this caught my eye. It
was easy to infer that via: was intended to be a corollary to the for:
tag, albeit an unofficial one.

I started using via: to credit the sources of my own bookmarks;
intermittently at first, then more consistently as I found the
strategy to be useful.

Now that I've been using via: for a few months, I have a nice record
of who my links are coming from. This has even helped me to select
people to add to my network.

The thing is that it's a bit of a pita to type via:username out by
hand each time I save one of someone else's bookmarks. So I have
written a bookmarklet to do it for me (I also made a version that adds
in the other person's tags as well).

I thought I would share the bookmarklet with this list (see the link
above). I've learned much useful information while lurking here ~.^
so I hope that this bookmarklet will be a contribution that someone
else finds useful.

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For those who are interested, here are two articles which I have run
across recently, about the use of via:
http://webworkerdaily.com/2007/05/10/8-tips-for-better-delicious-bookmarking/
http://aqualung.typepad.com/aqualung/2007/02/a_reputation_ec.html
and here is my previous post regarding tag systems:
http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/ydn-delicious/message/971
thefangmonster
2008-08-18 15:40:28 UTC
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Post by thefangmonster
I started using via: to credit the sources of my own bookmarks;
The thing is that it's a bit of a pita to type via:username out by
hand each time I save one of someone else's bookmarks. So I have
written a bookmarklet
I've updated the via: tag bookmarklet to work with the new UI.

http://onemorebug.com/bookmarklets/

Congratulations to the Delicious.com team on the launch of the new UI :)
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