[Clipart] Flags again

Jon Phillips jon at rejon.org
Fri Mar 11 09:11:24 PST 2005

On Fri, 2005-03-11 at 11:44 -0500, Jonadab the Unsightly One wrote:
> Jon Phillips <jon at rejon.org> writes:
> > Well, this is another area we need to work on. Currently we allow
> > everything in, but the goal is to offer peer review on the website
> > as another form of metadata. And thus, when creating the collection
> > we would set the user feedback threshold level and not allow in
> > images with low feedback into the main package. However, these
> > images would stay in the repository, but the low marks would
> > hopefully:
> >
> > a. encourage revision
> > b. encourage feedback on how to make that image better
> > c. encourage other artists to create/revise/recreate *poor* images
> I agree with that.
> > We haven't discussed the best way to do this yet, 
> We will eventually...  but it may be too soon just yet to fret about
> those details.
> > but I'm sure we could come up with some good ways. I think on a
> > simple level we could have a scale from 1 to 10 (the best), and then
> > allow registered uers of the site to vote on an image once. Also, we
> > should allow comments on an image so that the artist receives
> > feedback.
> These are the same lines I was thinking along.
> > Obviously, we could implement some rating system now based upon IP,
> > but that is problematic. We really need our user management system
> > and DMS running (or the like) to build this type of system. 
> I concur.
> I suspect any detailed discussion we have now about the implementation
> of this stuff will get lost in the mists of time before we are ready
> to actually implement a feedback system.  We'll have to discuss it
> again in any case once we're closer to being ready to implement it
> (i.e., once we have user login in place, and a repository architecture
> in place for storing the feedback and comments and stuff).

Yes, I agree. Well, we can continue to collect ideas on the wiki at a
more natural pace.

> > Anyhow, this is a little ways off (unless someone wants to hook me
> > up with a grant for month of living/working on this ;)
> I don't think I can squeeze that into my budget.  IIRC you live in
> Southern California, so your monthly living expenses are probably a
> good deal more than my monthly income.  (I live in small-town Ohio,
> and the cost of living is rather lower here.)

Ah, its not that bad. I'm from the midwest too (MO) originally. I live
in Oakland for $450/mos rent...thats not that bad ;)


Jon Phillips

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