[Python-Dev] PyPI comments and ratings, *really*?

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Thu Nov 12 22:58:02 CET 2009

Nick Coghlan wrote:
> Chris Withers wrote:
>> I'm quite okay with having a banner
>> saying "This package has opted not to receive comments".
> Particularly if the developer is able to add a prominent link to the
> project's own support site or mailing list.

It's really puzzling that people always assume that people would use
comments primarily to get help, or to report problems. It appears that
nobody expects users to merely comment, voicing their opinion - yet
the comment that triggered this particular thread was precisely that.


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