Difference between 'tag' and 'label'

Hi, we are using Confluence as the interfacing tool and the Microsoft Sharepoint 2010 as the document respoitory. Is there any subtle difference between labels - the terminology used in the Confluence and 'tags'used in the share-point (used in the OSQA application as well) ?

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Not really, the terms are pretty much interchangable. There's a few subtle differences in nuances in the code and there's certainly differences in the way they work, but the concept is the same - they both really do mean "stick something on an object so we can readily identify it as belonging to a certain group".

David Simpson Community Champion Dec 23, 2011
Yes. Same thing.

Thank you very much, it could be that the search can be optimised based on 'label'in Confluence as it uses the Lucene Search Engine whereas the share point may use a different search algorithm same as Microsoft 'Bing'

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