[SciPy-Dev] Voting functionality on scipy central

josef.pktd@gmai... josef.pktd@gmai...
Sat Sep 21 18:23:39 CDT 2013


On Sat, Sep 21, 2013 at 6:39 PM, Sebastián Ventura <lomegor@gmail.com> wrote:
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> On 20 September 2013 19:32, <josef.pktd@gmail.com> wrote:
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>> On Fri, Sep 20, 2013 at 1:49 PM, Surya Kasturi <suryak@ieee.org> wrote:
>> > Hi there,
>> >
>> > At this time, we thought of giving a relook to Reputation system we
>> > built
>> > for SciPy Central. There are some of design decisions that have to be
>> > looked
>> > into
>> >
>> > 1. Should new revisions carry on reputation of previous revision?
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>> > or
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>> > 2. Should we attach reputation to "Submission" as a whole or each
>> > "Revision"
>> > individually?
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>> What is reputation based upon? Does it update automatically over time?
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> Reputation is based on votes by logged in people. There will be an up arrow
> and a down arrow on revisions.
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> Personally, I believe the best solution would be to have reputation be a
> field on revisions that gets copied (from the last revision) when a new
> revision is created for the same submission. But after the new revision is
> created, it is no longer linked to the past revision (so both of them can be
> voted separately).

Sounds good to me.

I just realized that a submitter can start fresh, with a blank
reputation, by renaming and submitting a new item instead of a
revision,
which might be useful if a submission gets improved over time and
there are negative votes early on.

Josef

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> Sebastian
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>> I would prefer carrying over reputation across revisions, as long as
>> ancient reputation doesn't have a full influence forever.
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>> another possibility is to give the submitter a choice whether to carry
>> over reputation. Assuming revisions don't make code much worse, but
>> might be a large improvement.
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>> Josef
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>> >
>> > Thanks
>> >
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