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@jonne "Archive of our own" = AOOO
@dredmorbius I think it's slightly more than that. The article explicitly contrasts it with Dewey.
@jonne And is written by someone with what appears to be a woefully inadequate understanding of library cataloguing systems and practices.
Yes, there *are* standardised and limited vocabularies and tables of authorities. But cross refs really are the Majickal Sauce.
DDS and LoCCS were begun a century and a half ago. Much has changed, and as a consequence bothsystems have a considerable change management process.
@jonne I do find the works-to-tags count interesting though: 5m works, 2.7m tags
@dredmorbius I didn't notice that. That's quite a lot of metadata.
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