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Why I voted "no"? (Tag separation/combination) #12

This is a continuation of the topic Why I voted "no"? (Tag separation/combination) #11.

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1lilithcat
Sep 16, 10:55pm Top

NINE people think brain cancer and breast cancer are the same thing.

http://www.librarything.com/tag/detail/Breast+cancer+patients+--+Fiction#combina...

2lilithcat
Sep 16, 10:55pm Top

NINE people think brain cancer and breast cancer are the same thing.

http://www.librarything.com/tag/detail/Breast+cancer+patients+--+Fiction#combina...

3norabelle414
Sep 17, 11:30am Top

Regarding Edward III from the previous thread, the tag "Edward III" already has "Edward III of England" and "Edward III (1327 - 1377)" and "Edward III Plantagenet". I would separate them out, but I'd rather combine the other Edward III tags into it instead.

4Edward
Sep 22, 9:55am Top

Children--Conduct of Life--Juvenile Fiction and Children-Conduct of life-Juvenile literature are Library of Congress Subject Headings with different meanings. The former is for fiction and the latter is for works that aren't fiction, drama or poetry.

5omargosh
Sep 23, 12:33pm Top

Series: Gap Cycle and series:gap saga have been proposed for combination with Gap Series even though the latter (unlike the first two) have two books in a different Gap series by a different author that haven't been tagged as sagas or cycles (voting here).

The Flower Shop Mystery Series and Flower Shop Mysteries series are used on different flower shop mystery series books by different authors (voting here).

book series: percy jackson is up for combo with series-percy jackson even though the series has two movies out, though admittedly not yet tagged in the latter (voting here). I similarly voted against Percy Jackson and the Olympians #1 with Book One Percy Jackson and the Olympians (voting here).

Critias can refer to the dialogue by Plato where the reference to the person in the title is apparently a matter of dispute, so not necessarily Critias 460B-403BC (voting here).

genre fiction is up for combination with fiction. genre which is maybe used to tag a book the owner deemed genre fiction, or maybe just indicating one "genre" of the book is fiction (genre fiction is something specific, not just any or all fiction), but in any case, fiction. genre has also been proposed for combination with Genre -Fiction and - GENRE: Fiction, which are both being used to indicate that the books are fiction, but not necessarily genre fiction (lots are children's books) (voting here).

7gilroy
Sep 27, 8:27pm Top

>6 omargosh: And yet, there are seven yes votes...

8europhile
Sep 27, 8:31pm Top

Those most be "farseers" who know that one day two will indeed equal three.

9omargosh
Sep 27, 8:50pm Top

Maybe a sign of these post-truth times we live in?

10prosfilaes
Sep 27, 8:58pm Top

I voted against combining Victorian Era (1837 -1901)* with Victorian Era because an era is not always tightly defined. 1837-1901 is the years of Victoria's reign, but not necessarily what a particular person might consider the era.

* http://www.librarything.com/tag/Victorian+Era+%281837+-1901%29

11omargosh
Oct 6, 12:05pm Top

https://www.librarything.com/tag/ile+rien+series is up for combination with
https://www.librarything.com/tag/fall+of+the+ile+rien+series
even though others have long ago made these into 2 different series:
https://www.librarything.com/series/Ile-Rien
https://www.librarything.com/series/The+Fall+of+Ile-Rien
with the overlap reflected in the tagging. The "fall of" books seem just to be a subset (voting here).

12lilithcat
Edited: Oct 7, 4:58pm Top

"Carriere" is used for the artist and the playwright, as well as "careers": http://www.librarything.com/tag/detail/Carriere#combinations

"Carreras" is used primarily for the tenor: http://www.librarything.com/tag/detail/Carreras#combinations

"Pagano" is an architect: http://www.librarything.com/tag/detail/pagano#combinations

"Hadas" is also used for Moses Hadas: http://www.librarything.com/tag/detail/hadas#combinations

13lilithcat
Oct 8, 8:23pm Top

"Newbery" may refer to Newbery Medal books as well as Newbery Honor books. They are not the same.

"Newberry", while it may at times be a misspelling of "Newbery", may also refer to the Newberry Library, the Newberry Consort, authors named "Newberry", etc.

http://www.librarything.com/tag/detail/Newbery#combinations

15lilithcat
Oct 9, 11:09pm Top

Well, here they are again: http://www.librarything.com/tag/detail/fiction#combinations

(proposals to combine "fiction" with "skönlitteratur" and "Belletristik")

16gilroy
Oct 10, 5:21am Top

>15 lilithcat: Okay, we have the disambiguation area now, can we fill it in to slow these down?

18MarthaJeanne
Oct 12, 1:37am Top

>17 omargosh: It's good to remember that the notice will stay when the suggestion is history. It is important to mention the two things that shouldn't be combined and to put it on both tags.

19MarthaJeanne
Oct 14, 2:56pm Top

James M. Buchanan (diplomat) (1803–1876), American jurist and diplomat
James M. Buchanan (1919–2013), American economist, Nobel prize winner

http://www.librarything.com/tag/detail/James+M.+Buchanan#combinations

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