Help us with curating store.kde.org
Dan Leinir Turthra Jensen
admin at leinir.dk
Fri Jul 20 08:59:37 BST 2018
On Thursday, 19 July 2018 19:14:08 BST Nicolas Fella wrote:
> I'd like to offer my help as well :)
Great! Send me your opendesktop.org user ID (the number in the URL if your
profile page) and we'll get you set up as moderator.
> Specifically I'd like to ensure that only content of decent quality and
> of actual worth to the user are available in the store, e.g. by
> suggesting/requesting changes to the author.
We are not curators in that sense, that is what the voting system is for. Of
course, we can certainly give comments to the authors, just like any other
community member, but being a moderator does /not/ give us any right to think
our view on the fluffier concepts is any more worthy than others (as Scott
also comments on).
The only quality note which this moderation is supposed to be for is
technical quality. Say, for example, an item is in fact an icon theme, but
isn't packaged in a way that Plasma can consume - that is still an icon theme
and should stay downloadable from the website, but it makes no sense to see it
in the Get New Icon Themes dialogue, and so we can mark it as excluded from
This is also, of course, why we need both guidelines and instructions for
moderators, so we can avoid confusion about responsibilities and whatnot :)
> On 16.07.2018 11:39, Dan Leinir Turthra Jensen wrote:
> > Hello chums :)
> > One of the challenges of having a library of resources is to maintain
> > it
> > clean of spam and in general any content that doesn't comply with what we
> > want to have there.
> > The software running store.kde.org recently gained the possibility to
> > have a>
> > group of people who can moderate contents and reviews.
> > This is a call for action for those of you would like to contribute to
> > KDE
> > by helping to make sure our users have the best resources selection
> > available, free of worry to find undesired contents.
> > Please reply if you'd like to help, either with the store as a whole,
> > or
> > even just a specific category, and we will see together what's the best
> > way to proceed.
> > Thank you! :D
..dan / leinir..
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