8 Apr 2000 ashp   » (Journeyer)

Well. Advogato is growing fast. I think some sort of system is needed whereby you can have a shortlist of people you wish to track. I don't want to wade through every account each day to find certain people, and I don't want to bookmark them as I use different computers most of the time.

So basically I want a button to add them to a shortlist, so I can stalk^Htrack those people mentioned.

I'd also love to see an experiment with *two* levels. A general contribution rating, and a project specific rating. So for example, I could rate a FreeBSD developer as a master at FreeBSD, but a Journeyer in general.

I'm not sure it would be entirely workable, but it would be interesting to have multiple levels to rank on. Maybe even split it into "Documentation/Coding/General/SomeOtherStuff" and rank those. Might make the whole thing too much work.

Oh, and I noticed people rating ESR as dimwit, because they believe he's a fraud. Isn't that the wrong way to look at the whole thing? I ranked ESR as I really would, because then it stops being a reflection on the person hidden behind the alias, but a reflection of the skills of the REAL person. Much more satisfying to see.

Latest blog entries     Older blog entries

New Advogato Features

New HTML Parser: The long-awaited libxml2 based HTML parser code is live. It needs further work but already handles most markup better than the original parser.

Keep up with the latest Advogato features by reading the Advogato status blog.

If you're a C programmer with some spare time, take a look at the mod_virgule project page and help us with one of the tasks on the ToDo list!