[Catalog-sig] Poll results
lac at openend.se
Tue Dec 1 22:50:33 CET 2009
In a message of Tue, 01 Dec 2009 20:39:50 +0100, "Martin v. Löwis" writes:
>The poll is now closed, with these results
>Allow ratings and comments on all packages (status quo) 237
>Allow package owners to disallow comments (ratings unmodified). 13
>Allow comments, but only send them to package owners (ratings
>Disallow comments (ratings unmodified). 24
>Disallow ratings and comments (status three months ago). 88
>My interpretation is that the result is inconclusive. A clear majority
>does want a comment facility (in some form); another (not so clear)
>majority wants to see something changed.
>So it might be best to implement what appears as middle-ground,
>i.e. allow package authors to opt out of comments.
There are seven states that could have been represented had you
designed this poll. 1 is 'mail comments back to the owners only'
the other 3 states are
for ratings, comments:
would you like them to be a) mandatory
b) opt-in/out at the package owners request
Had you oranised the poll this way, you would have found me in the
'ratings prohibited/comments opt-in' camp. So, of course I think
that allowing package authors to opt-out is a good idea.
But I think that getting rid of the ratings is is also important.
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