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Re: +1/-1 voting



On 9/27/07, Brent Norris <brent brentnorris net> wrote:
> Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams wrote:
> > On Fri, 2007-09-21 at 10:26 -0400, David Cantrell wrote:
> >> Where did the +1 and -1 trend come from because it's really freaking annoying.
> >
> > The earliest I've heard of it happening is on various Apache mailing
> > lists, to indicate acceptance or rejection of a change.
> >
> >
> I always thought it was a take off of the Slashdot mod system, but I
> guess that could have come from anywhere.

AFAIK it's from the python world.  They use {+1, +0, -0, -1} to
describe good feelings, bad feelings or just plain apatheticness.

-Yaakov


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