[Slackbuilds-users] Web stats?

Niels Horn niels.horn at gmail.com
Fri Dec 17 16:24:20 UTC 2010

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
> build-scripts.
> 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 "Hey there is a newer version of this package, please update"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"
> or
> "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...
> fdeak

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...


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