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

James Y Knight foom at fuhm.net
Thu Nov 12 23:44:16 CET 2009

On Nov 12, 2009, at 5:23 PM, Masklinn wrote:

> On 12 Nov 2009, at 22:53 , James Y Knight wrote:
>> On Nov 12, 2009, at 4:11 PM, Ben Finney wrote:
>>> I think Jesse's point (or, if he's not willing to claim it, my  
>>> point) is
>>> that, compared to the mandatory comment system, it makes much *more*
>>> sense to have a mandatory field for “URL to the BTS for this  
>>> project”.
>> One might look at the "competition" for inspiration. Looking at  
>> CPAN. There's no "comments" feature
> There is, on search.cpan.org. See http://search.cpan.org/~petdance/ack/ 
>  for instance, the link leads to http://cpanratings.perl.org/ (a  
> pretty interesting example of the "distributed" nature of cpan in  
> fact).

Ah, I see. I totally managed to miss that...I guess that's an  
interesting example of a bad web ui. :)


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