[uf-discuss] hreview-aggregate -- votes vs reviews

Tantek Çelik tantek at cs.stanford.edu
Wed Nov 11 01:10:14 PST 2009

On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 11:53 PM, Kavi Goel <kavi at google.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have replaced the stub page for hReview-aggregate with a draft spec
> describing the microformat that was decided on early this year.
> http://microformats.org/wiki/hreview-aggregate

Hi Kavi, I've reviewed the hreview-aggregate page and it is an
excellent first draft.

Thanks very much for writing this up.

> I have also updated the brainstorming page with a proposal to address
> one of the issues raised -- that users can leave a rating without
> writing a review. The current hreview-aggregate draft has a single
> property called "count" that is used to specify the number of reviews
> for a particular product or service. However, many sites have some
> number of votes (where users specify a numerical rating or a thumbs
> up/thumbs down vote) contributing to an average rating and a smaller
> number of full user reviews.
> The brainstorming page is here:
> http://microformats.org/wiki/aggregate-review-brainstorming

Do you have documentation of real-world examples of sites that
separately publish number of votes/ratings and reviews?

We should collect URLs to those examples in the
aggregate-review-examples page to make sure we are
modeling/brainstorming/proposing something that is designed
specifically for what is actually published today.




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