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Re: Voting on messages: a way to resolve the mailing list problems

Raphael Hertzog (2008-12-20 17:41 +0100) wrote:

> On Sat, 20 Dec 2008, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
>> seemed to be more oriented to scoring single posts, while here you
>> are kind of inheriting a score on the poster from his posts. They are
>> two quite different approaches.
> They are different but if the data is available, it's also relatively
> easy to imagine ways to do that.

Maybe even add an additional header to mailing-list posts, like
"X-Debian-Author-Karma: +234". OK, maybe not. It's not terribly reliable
on public mailing lists because users can change their From addresses as
they want. But at least on readers' side this would make configuring
email clients rather easy.

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