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Hello Aditya,

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-- Welcome Bee (talk) 19:28, 1 March 2014 (UTC)

Extension reviews

I think it'd be best if it was possible to submit ratings for different aspects individually, rather than being required to rate all. For example, there are a bunch of extensions I'd be comfortable rating highly for ease of install/usability, but simply don't know the state of their documentation. That means I've either got to not submit useful feedback, or I have to make something up which dilutes other more knowledgeable votes. Additionally, being able to submit individual ratings directly from the extension page using an #autoedit:form would be a UI win. And maybe the freeform comments would work well enough using the Disqus comments? --ete (talk) 10:48, 14 June 2014 (UTC)

I agree that you should be able to have "no rating" for some dimensions of the extensions. You could use Semantic Forms to toggle whether the rating is used or not. Look at what Form:Website does for the fields on collecting certain datasets. It allows "Auto" or "No" and hides related fields. The form could have a way to toggle the rating of one of the dimensions. Related to ete's comment above I removed the free text area. 🐝 thingles (talk) 11:56, 14 June 2014 (UTC)


Sorry, power cut out last night while we were talking. Silly thunderstorms. I should be on tomorrow. --ete (talk) 21:40, 22 June 2014 (UTC)