[appdb] Applications working flawlessly using patched wine should be rated Gold

Rosanne DiMesio dimesio at earthlink.net
Fri May 18 16:59:21 CDT 2012

On Fri, 18 May 2012 14:52:28 -0600
James Eder <jimportal at gmail.com> wrote:

> With the current system, rating is open to ambiguity and misuse.
> Users often use it as an indicator of how much they like the
> application or how excited they are that it works with Wine.  


> If we
> generate the rating for them, then they have to lie (game the system)
> to get a higher rating than what is deserved.

Some will do that. Some already try to sneak inflated ratings in by mentioning problems in the Extra comments section rather than the "What doesn't work" section. 

> Of course this would require a bunch of work from someone

Which is why it's unlikely anything will ever change, even if everyone loves the idea. 

Rosanne DiMesio <dimesio at earthlink.net>

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