[Haskell-cafe] idea: ratings (or maybe comments) for packages in hackage

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
Tue Nov 5 14:14:42 UTC 2013

On Tue, Nov 5, 2013 at 2:00 AM, Carter Schonwald <carter.schonwald at gmail.com
> wrote:

> honestly this is getting a bit over complex and silly! Should we also have
> google +1s and fb likes? What about # of blog posts? number of upvotes on
> on reddit? These are all great marketing metrics, but they dont help an end
> user understand which libs are *used*.
> github stars are not a measure of quality, but more of wow/coolness
> factor.
> lets try to stick to metrics that correspond to library usage and volume
> of developer activity


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