[aur-general] Proposal: package's votes

Ghost1227 ghost1227 at archlinux.us
Sun Jan 4 05:47:20 EST 2009

Evangelos Foutras wrote:
> Vitaliy Berdinskikh wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I propose to make package's votes equal zero after update. All users 
>> vote when they update package. Maintainer has true statistic about 
>> package usage.
>> Whan do you think about?
> I don't believe that this is a good idea. People's votes go towards a 
> package and not a specific version of it. I highly doubt that anyone 
> (myself included) would bother to vote after each package upgrade.
Agreed. While it sounds like a good idea (get to see how popular a 
package /currently/ is and not how popular it was last year), voting 
every time a package is updated would be ridiculous.

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