[uf-discuss] hReview feedback

Ryan King ryan at technorati.com
Fri Jan 13 12:02:43 PST 2006

On Jan 13, 2006, at 9:08 AM, Paul Bryson wrote:
> "Ryan King" wrote...
>> On Jan 12, 2006, at 10:02 PM, Paul Bryson wrote:
>>> So, how do you provide that  information
>>> without looking silly?
>> How do people provide it now without looking silly? Do they?
> Good question.  I believe I've seen it said, but not without looking
> extraneous.  Maybe a bigger question would be, "if there were a way to
> provide this information, would people use it?"

That's a very good question and I think the way to answer it is to go  
back to my previous question– do people state the lower bound for  
ratings? Do they say "I give this a 3 on a scale from 0 to 10  
foobars"? Or do they just say "I give this 3 out of 10 foobars"?

I would suggest that the latter is overwhelming more common than the  
former. If you can show a number of examples of the former, though,  
I'd be more than willing to recant.

>> Of course, we're using a specific, standardized time format here, so
>> there are different concerns.
> I'm looking for a specific, standardized way to provide range  
> information.
> If there isn't a decent, standardized way to provide the  
> information, then I
> really have nothing to that.

Yeah, AFAICT, there's no commonly used format for ranges used on the  
web (or elsewhere, for that matter), so we have little prior art in  
terms of previous formats. However, we still have prior art in terms  
of examples of emergent human behavior on the web.


Ryan King
ryan at technorati.com

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