[Slackbuilds-users] Web stats?
ferenc.deak at gmail.com
Fri Dec 17 16:57:01 UTC 2010
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 "Hey there is a newer version of this package, please update"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.
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