[aur-general] Package voting alternatives

Cilyan Olowen gaknar at gmail.com
Sun Dec 27 05:26:28 EST 2009

DistroWatch uses a hit per day system. What about a dowload per month
counter then ?
If you like a package, you'll probably update it regularly. If you
don't like it, then the next month, your vote for this package would
be "deleted".

2009/12/27 Phillip Smith <arch-general at fukawi2.nl>:
> 2009/12/27 Jeff Horelick <jdhore1 at gmail.com>:
>> As far as actual voting though, i think be best option might be a sliding
>> vote scale, possibly like the vote at the Vim website for Vim scripts. Offer
>> 3 "vote options" like: "Great package." "Meh." "Rubbish." and that'll likely
>> give the best idea of package usage/quality.
> Relative voting instead of absolute values? Could work..
> The best way is of course a system like pkgstats, but that opens the
> whole privacy issue etc....

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