[Catalog-sig] Rating feature

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Wed Sep 16 23:24:16 CEST 2009

Sridhar Ratnakumar wrote:
> Are the ratings specific to a package or its release? I ask because 
> rating description reads: "Rate this release". Ok, playing with it for a 
> while suggests that the ratings are release-specific .. for 
> http://pypi.python.org/pypi/Pygments/1.1 and 
> http://pypi.python.org/pypi/Pygments/1.1.1 have different ratings.
> I am not sure how release ratings are useful.

I think release specific is a good idea.
If a package has many brown bag releases, you might consider not using 
it. If it only has one or two in a long line of releases, and all the 
other ratings are high, then it should be fine :-)



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