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Just opinion but I have done document management for a while A category is more of a classification like animal, vegetable, mineral. There is a right right answer to classification. A tag is looser and it may change over time. For example Urgent. But is is a structured list (enumeration). But an admin would control the possible tag values. To me ...


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Just a food for thought. How about recent means current user session, and history means current session plus anything that was before unless user has cleared it. Depending on your use case of what that tab displays exactly, you can choose the label. I am saying session values in recent, because I want the system to be a deterministic system. The recent ...


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I guess one possible reason for this confusion stems from a lack of consistency or clarity around the language and naming convention for applications, or that it is context-sensitive/dependent. If you look at the word 'history' as a collective noun, then anything that is not in the present (i.e. that the use is currently looking at) is in the past and ...


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Define recent... It's been given the term history because it happened in the past. My recent history has https://www.stackoverflow.com but my old history shows the login page for my college registration. Technically it should be called a log because it's logging the sites I've visited but I don't think most users would understand the concept.


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You could define history as anything in past (i.e. "the past considered as a whole" - Google), or as the documented past (i.e. historic vs. pre-historic), in which case the definition fits. If the past data is more than just the recent history, you wouldn't want to separate it (i.e. recent history vs. non-recent history pages), other than limiting the ...


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In my opinion a link must let the user where it's linking to. If its the only section of the website with downloads and docummentation i'd go with either of those.



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