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Building Tag Clouds in Perl and PHP by Jim Bumgardner

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Avoid Random Mappings

In Jim Flanagan's Zeitgeist plugin, the words are colored randomly, and the colors have no significance. While some people like this, I believe that if you desire clarity in the interface, you should try to make each mapping meaningful, and eliminate random information that adds no value. For example, you could associate color with time, or omit the color mapping entirely.

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