[uf-discuss] PICS

Tantek Ç elik tantek at cs.stanford.edu
Wed Oct 26 15:59:58 PDT 2005

On 10/26/05 3:40 PM, "Kevin Marks" <kmarks at technorati.com> wrote:

> PICS is the prior art here - not sure if it ever got anywhere, but
> researching why would be good.
> http://www.w3.org/PICS/
> I remember when we were working on QuickTime 4, we looked at adding
> these kinds of ratings to movies, but pulled it late on because the
> issue of how to handle unrated stuff was too messy.

BTW, PICS has been a miserable failure on the web.

Totally overdesigned, overengineered, overlyextensible.

Lots of anti-patterns there if anyone wants to do a case study.



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