[aur-general] Proposal: package's votes

Callan Barrett wizzomafizzo at gmail.com
Mon Jan 5 02:44:03 EST 2009

On Mon, Jan 5, 2009 at 4:24 PM, Kennedy Skelton <kiirani at gmail.com> wrote:
> For statistical purposes, would it not make sense to have the system
> record when a vote was submitted and package version information at
> the time, but still display a full vote count? That way consideration
> could still be made based on a general vote count, but a clearly
> visible lack of votes in the last year or two could be used to
> ascertain whether it is still considered as useful, as perhaps the
> lack of new votes means another package has replaced and surpassed its
> functionality.

I suppose you also have to keep in mind existing users. You can't vote
more than once so what if a package has a fairly large but stable
userbase? No new votes but a definite need for the package.

Callan Barrett

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