[uf-discuss] hReview feedback

Ryan King ryan at technorati.com
Wed Jan 18 11:36:25 PST 2006

On Jan 18, 2006, at 10:13 AM, Paul Bryson wrote:
> "Ryan King" wrote...
>> In my opinion, programming language syntax is not the same as "what
>> people do on the web." To have a more productive discussion here,   
>> lets
>> focus on "what do people do, on the web, to denote the range of  the
>> rating in their reviews?"
> There are several real world examples already collected on the  
> wiki, as well
> as ones I already posted to the mailing list.  I was now trying to  
> establish
> "what previous standards are people actually using today", which as  
> I've
> already stated appear to be limited to statistical and (apparently)
> programming standards.  Of course, if you don't want to talk about how
> professionals have been doing it for hundreds of years...

Its certainly important to see how professionals have been doing things.

But, I'm not interested in trying to coerce people who write reviews  
into using a formal syntax for their review interval (if they don't  

Your analysis of scientific methods for expressing intervals is good  
and important, thank you for the contribution. Just remember we have  
to keep this stuff in perspective.


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