Contents of ubuntu-doc digest Vol 45, Issue 26

indigo196 at indigo196 at
Sat Jun 14 18:10:02 UTC 2008

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> Message: 2
> Date: Sat, 14 Jun 2008 11:53:10 +0100
> From: "Matthew East" <mdke at>
> Subject: Re: Expanding the documentation
> To: "Ubuntu Doc" <ubuntu-doc at>
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> I'm very cautious about a rating system - I don't think it will
> produce as reliable results as the cleanup categories which the
> documentation team can apply. I also think an advanced feature like
> this is likely to be running before we are walking. We need to keep
> our ideas simple and take things one step at a time. The
> HelpWikiQualityAssurance specification deals with user feedback in a
> simpler way - let's stick to that for now and see how it goes.
> -- 
> Matthew East
> gnupg pub 1024D/0E6B06FF

I agree with Matthew; I really do not see any value in a rating system. There may be value in allowing 'end users' to 'tag' the article (what terms do they see fitting the article) or simply have the ability to mark if the documentation helped them solve their issue or not.

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