[Catalog-sig] Please turn off ratings

Jacob Kaplan-Moss jacob at jacobian.org
Tue Apr 5 23:02:36 CEST 2011

On Tue, Apr 5, 2011 at 3:53 PM, "Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de> wrote:
> It's not the final word. If you can suggest a procedure that fairly
> involves the end users also (which *frequently* had requested from
> me that I provide this very feature), and they now say they don't
> like this, I'd be willing to reconsider.

Well, there a a variety of ways that users of Django can provide
feedback in a constructive way: they can file a ticket, ask for help
on django-users, ask questions on Stack Overflow, propose features on
django-dev, complain to the DSF, complain to me personally, ...

So something simple would be to let package authors provide a "feedback" link.

But once again: why is it your position to force package authors to do
*anything* here? If I want to put some code up for Python users to use
why do I have to follow some arbitrary rules imposed by fiat?

I've said it over and over again: PyPI is a catalog. It's a list of
Python packages. Anything more dilutes the purpose and turns it into
something political.


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