[Vit-discuss] Top Ruby Projects algorithm?

John W. Long ng at johnwlong.com
Fri Aug 25 16:57:00 EDT 2006

Martin DeMello wrote:
> On the other hand, the top projects idea does seem to be optimised for
> first-time and one-time visitors to the page, which is likely to be
> the overwhelming scenario. And top downloads from rubyforge is a very
> real measure of how useful people are finding the library.

I think you've pegged why I like the top projects idea. And while I can 
see the value of spotlight blurbs, I think I favor automation over 
manual entry for something like this.

Does the top 30/5 idea sound acceptable to everyone?

John Long

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