[Catalog-sig] Rating feature

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Thu Sep 17 09:45:13 CEST 2009

Sridhar Ratnakumar schrieb:
> 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.

Good: you figured it out on your own.

> I am not sure how release ratings are useful.

I think they are the only choice. Comments may apply only to a single
release, and ratings may not carry over from one version to another.

If users are actually able to make statements about a new release,
they will have to do so explicitly.


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