[Catalog-sig] Please turn off ratings

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Wed Apr 6 00:44:53 CEST 2011

Am 05.04.2011 23:51, schrieb John J Lee:
> On Tue, 5 Apr 2011, "Martin v. Löwis" wrote:
> [...]
>> Actually, being one of the two maintainers of the software,
>> I do get comments in private email also, or in person
>> (but of course you can't get access to *that*)
> [...]
> Do the users you hear from cite other software rating systems that work
> well?

It's been a while, but I think people referred to other rating systems
in general, not to software rating.

> Was the PyPI rating system modelled in any way on other rating systems?

Yes, amazon.com (although it doesn't implement many of the amazon review
system features; I think amazon has also grown new features since I
implemented PyPI commenting).


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