[hackerspaces] Removing non-hackerspaces from the hackerspaces.org list?
curbob at gmail.com
Tue Jun 21 14:55:08 CEST 2011
Maybe 1 to 10 being from 1: hang out space to 10: full blown hackerspace
That way we're not commenting on how good or bad of a space we or others may
think a place is.
On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 8:41 AM, Far McKon <farmckon at gmail.com> wrote:
> Involved in Four spaces? You my friend, get the 'Overinvolved' award.
> I can see why ratings would be nice, but I think if there is any
> system like that, we have to be sure people are rating on the same
> scale. Friendlyness? Technical ability? 'Hackerspace-ess' of the
> space? I think it's a cool idea, but could use a little more fleshing
> I think a mini-RFC on what you are proposing would be cool, if you
> have the time to make one.
> hack on,
> - Far
> On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 8:35 AM, Koen Martens <gmc at sonologic.nl> wrote:
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> > On Thu, May 05, 2011 at 09:16:32AM -0700, john arclight wrote:
> >> It seems like reviews work pretty well on sites like Yelp that list
> >> restaurants. Give people the info and decide for youself.
> >> Example:
> >> "Butch's Coffee Shop - 3 reviews: While they do serve coffee, it's
> mostly a
> >> leather bar where BDSM enthusiasts meet. Lattes half off on Mondays. 3/5
> >> stars"
> >> Etc.
> > Well, since i'm on a hackerspace tour currently, I was thinking about
> > again. Yelp basically has two fields for a review: the review prosa
> > and a quantitized rating. Also, you can rate the reviews themselves.
> > It seems most of the review sites have this quantitized rating (4 out of
> > 3 stars out of 10, whatever). I don't think that is really useful though
> > for hackerspace reviews. The meta-review (rating the reviews) might..
> > Anyway, as a first stab at getting this started, i'm thinking of a
> > to store reviews, with fields 'author', 'review' and 'hackerspace'. Add
> > some mediawiki magic to make a form appear on each hackerspace page (or a
> > page with the same name in the Review namespace) that allows inputting
> > the review text. And some more magic to aggregate the reviews on the
> > page.
> > Now I'm resisting the temptation to porpose a rating, such as with
> > couchsurfing wher eyou can say 'positive/neutral/negative'. I can
> > see uses for it, but I hate being negative and think that if you are
> > being negative you should just shut up :)
> > - - gmc
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