[Catalog-sig] Please turn off ratings

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Tue Apr 5 22:59:55 CEST 2011

> Being able to provide feedback to package authors is a useful feature, but
> this is the wrong implementation (which IMO would explain the user poll
> results). If you really want something, look at Django Packages' "I use
> this" counters. That isn't a grade per se, but it provides some level of
> feedback about the relative merits of similar packages.

Changing the implementation would be fine with me; I modeled this after
many other rating systems that had been around back then.

However, ISTM that the package authors asking for a change actually
accept only wholesale removal of the feature.


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