[aur-general] Proposed rules for packages entering [community]

Loui Chang louipc.ist at gmail.com
Wed Dec 3 20:50:49 EST 2008

On Wed, Dec 03, 2008 at 07:21:32PM -0600, kludge wrote:
> Loui Chang wrote:
> > On Wed, Dec 03, 2008 at 10:15:23PM +0100, Kristoffer Fossgård wrote:
> >> Why is package popularity judged by votes anyway? I never vote. The
> >> reason i never vote is because i don't understand why package
> >> popularity can't simply be judged by download count.
> > 
> > Votes are a conscious approval of a package. Downloads are not.
> > 
> explicit downloads sure are... unless you like to play pacman roulette,
> i guess.
> but i don't.  if it's explicitly installed, it's because i wanted the
> damn thing.

That's good. I occaisionally download apps to try them and remove them
soon after. Those are packages I would not vote on.

Don't tell me you haven't ever done that.

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