[Catalog-sig] Rating feature

Georg Brandl g.brandl at gmx.net
Thu Sep 17 17:52:24 CEST 2009


Tarek Ziadé schrieb:
> On Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 5:07 PM, "Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de> wrote:
>>
>>>> This is modelled very closely after the Amazon rating feature.
>>>
>>> Amazon ratings, however, show the names of the people leaving feedback
>>> -- their real names, if available.  This allows people reading the
>>> reviews to know whether the reviewer is someone whose reviews they
>>> usually agree or disagree with.
>>
>> So should I publish the account name (and real name if available) as well?
>>
> 
> +1
> 
> That will also raise the quality of the comments because as soon as
> the commenter
> name is displayed besides the comment, he will (hopefully) avoid fuzzy
> comments like "crappy code"
> and will make an effort into providing a better feedback.

Yep. +1.  BTW, is there an XMLRPC API to query the rating?

Georg

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