[pmwiki-users] want opinions on a new cookbook recipe format

H. Fox haganfox at users.sourceforge.net
Tue Mar 7 15:09:44 CST 2006

On 3/7/06, H. Fox <haganfox at users.sourceforge.net> wrote:
> On 3/7/06, Hans <design at softflow.co.uk> wrote:
> > Tuesday, March 7, 2006, 8:44:35 PM, H. wrote:
> > > FWIW, freshmeat.net uses Rating, Vitality, and Popularity rankings.
> >
> > how do you distinguish those?
> I don't, necessarily.  :-)   Some guesses...
> Vitality: Answers "How vital is this?  Is it essential or just fluff?"
> Rating: Answers "How would would you rate this?"
> Popularity: Answers "How frequently has this been downloaded or its
> page visited?

Put another way: High vitality + low rating means it solves an
important problem, but lacks something in the solution.  High rating
with low vitality means it does something useless, but does it very
well.  :-)


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