Re: Categoriesin a Parts Catalog

Subject: Re: Categoriesin a Parts Catalog
From: Chris Despopoulos <despopoulos_chriss -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 11 Feb 2014 01:50:19 -0800 (PST)

I think you actually have a categories of categories problem.  You have an ink system and should list all the members of it -- the gauge is one member.  So there's a category of categories...  systems.  You also have part types...  gauges are one part type, and you should list all gauges -- with links to the systems they support.  It would be helpful to give the reader some clues about how she's reading...  Am I looking at members of a system, or just all parts of a certain type? 

The vacuum pump gives the same problem...  You have one or more vacuum systems, and you have types of parts that get thrown into vacuum systems. 

So I say, list both.  But make it clear that the two lists are different categories of category.
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