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Tags on tagifieds cannot contain spaces. There has been some discussion on the web about the drawbacks of this approach and folks wishing it wasn't a limitation. 43 Things, for example, allows tags to be phrases and has proven it can work.

I considered this carefully and decided not to implement it. I think for the purpose of tagifieds, one-word tags are actually better for everyone. Limitations are a part of any system. The important thing is to strike a balance that keeps the system practical and usable. Multi-word tags have negative consequences for usability that, at least in the case of tagifieds, I think outweigh their benefit. Here are a few of the advantages I see in single-word tags:
His reasons can all be refuted.  But this would be an interesting site to have a conversation with.

Tags

  1. tagfields
  2. ~study
  3. folksonomy
  4. syntax

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