On Wed, 2013-06-19 at 14:30 -0400, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
Somewhat subjective preference but I think the reason the cloud
doesn't work as well is because tags are poorly managed in askbot. It
really needs to gain the ability to set a karma value for creating new
tags, tag aliases, tag definitions and a UI that guides users towards
+1. These admin options would be really good to have.
At the moment, I think tag lists look more organized than tag clouds.
Maybe I'll change prod to use lists as well once we're out of the
It also has a bug that empty tags still show up in the tag list. I
really wish we had a Django coder working on askbot on behalf of
Mathieu reported a bug on empty tags yesterday. I've reported another
one about a server error when changing settings but upstream wasn't
able to reproduce it.
I do look into the code at times. For instance, since upstream wasn't
able to reproduce the bug, it's quite possible it's a packaging bug, (or
we've set it up weirdly) but I'll have to read code to confirm. I don't
have enough cycles to fix bugs and send upstream patches though :/
If someone else has any clues on the server error, do ping me ;)
PS: I still haven't gotten down to trying the askbot snapshot. Not sure
when I'll get cycles to do that yet.
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