[Slackbuilds-users] Web stats?
niels.horn at gmail.com
Fri Dec 17 17:10:39 UTC 2010
On Fri, Dec 17, 2010 at 2:57 PM, Deak, Ferenc <ferenc.deak at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 17, 2010 at 5:24 PM, Niels Horn <niels.horn at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Dec 17, 2010 at 2:04 PM, Deak, Ferenc <ferenc.deak at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Fri, Dec 17, 2010 at 4:13 PM, Niels Horn <niels.horn at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> In the end - statistics or voting or whatever - the resulting numbers
>>>> cannot be accurate and might even be counter-productive.
>>>> I don't remember seeing any other distro having a similar counting or
>>>> voting system - at least the ones I visit regulary.
>>> Archlinux has "official" repos: core, extra, community. These are
>>> binary repos. And
>>> there is a slackbuilds.org style repository called AUR, which has only
>>> AUR has a voting system, and if a package has enough votes, than it is
>>> moved to the community binary repo.
>>> By the way one more nice thing in AUR, is that there is a "mini forum"
>>> for every package,
>>> where anybody can write, something like:
>>> "Hey there is a newer version of this package, please update"
>>> or a packager can report the status of the package:
>>> "I know there is a newer version, but I have problems with it, please
>>> be patient"
>>> "I know there is a newer version, but the update would break another
>>> package in the repo"
>>> it would be nice to have something similar...
>> Yes, the AUR system is nice and the comments can be helpful.
>> To vote and to comment you need to be a registered user, though.
>> All this requires extra administrative tasks...
> What about a traditional forum software having one thread for every package?
> It can resolve the above mentioned communication tasks.
Traditional forum software still needs user administration and moderation...
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