[pmwiki-users] Fwd: RFC PmWiki Tips and Tricks

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud at pobox.com
Tue Sep 26 21:58:02 CDT 2006

On Tue, Sep 26, 2006 at 10:46:03PM -0400, Crisses wrote:
> On Sep 26, 2006, at 9:59 PM, Ben Wilson wrote:
> > On 9/26/06, Kathryn Andersen <kat_lists at katspace.homelinux.org> wrote:
> >>
> >> 3) script written by PM (or other ***reliable*** contributor)
> >
> > Well, that counts me out. ;-)
> > But, it sounds almost like a peer review system.
> >
> > Alternately, there are several rating systems that could probably
> > benefit from the comments feature. I know mine will.
> We should certainly rate recipes.  No offense to anyone.  But it  
> allows a "popularity" list, for example.  Or it would be good  
> feedback for recipe authors -- if their recipe isn't doing well, they  
> can improve it, wipe the ratings and try again, or merge the ideas  
> that are unique with their approach with a better recipe in the same  
> area.

I'm very much in favor of a rating system, as long as it's actually
useful and relatively easy to implement.

As background:  There was a longish discussion about rating
recipes back in March, and I didn't have a sense that it came to
any clear resolution.  The thread is available at


The topic also came up briefly in another thread at


So, if we can come to some sort of consensus about how ratings might
be achieved, I'm very much in favor of it.

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