danny.ayers at gmail.com
Wed Oct 26 16:03:04 PDT 2005
On 10/27/05, Tantek Çelik <tantek at cs.stanford.edu> wrote:
> 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.
I know you're bound to call this all the same bad words, but PICS got updated:
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