[SciPy-User] Contributing to SciPy was Re: Least-squares fittings with bounds: why is scipy not up to the task?

william ratcliff william.ratcliff@gmail....
Wed Mar 14 13:12:14 CDT 2012

There is a django-reddit (is it developed in django) library that could be
used for basic comments/upvoting.   I have some other ideas, but would like
to try to implement them first.


On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 1:35 PM, Pauli Virtanen <pav@iki.fi> wrote:

> 14.03.2012 17:51, josef.pktd@gmail.com kirjoitti:
> [clip]
> > I think, if a commenting system, download statistic and tagging or
> > searching works, then there will be very little "moderation" required.
> > (I don't think mathworks does on the file exchange, except maybe spam,
> > clear copyright violation, ..)
> In addition to commenting system, there could be a "I found this piece
> useful in real life" button for giving explicit endorsements. I'm not
> sure if there's a need for a "This is crap" button.
> For comments, one could add options for marking comments helpful or not,
> and an option for showing only "helpful" ones. Of course, it's probably
> not going to be Slashdot, so comments probably will work even without a
> relevance system in place.
> This leaves spam, but the email activation system that's currently in
> place is probably enough. One just needs suitable admin tools.
> Flag-as-spam feature could also be added.
> To make the download counts count something, one also needs to tell
> robots not to follow those links (some sites apparently don't do this).
> --
> Pauli Virtanen
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