Re: [Mixxx-devel] Rant about Star Ratings

2010-11-16 Thread Jesse
I've found the stars to be very helpful. I fill my iphone with songs that have no stars. Since about the only interactive thing you can do with music on an iphone/pod is change the rating - might as well be productive while out-n-about. 5 - top notch 4 - very good 3 - ok 2 - remix candidate 1 -

Re: [Mixxx-devel] Rant about Star Ratings

2010-11-15 Thread Ben Wheeler
On 15 November 2010 07:46, Albert Santoni albe...@mixxx.org wrote: Warning: Possible giant troll. :) Hey guys, I've always had a beef with 5-star ratings in music applications that's turned me off using them. I struggle with the meaning of each rating, and it's always been my hunch that

Re: [Mixxx-devel] Rant about Star Ratings

2010-11-15 Thread Tobias Rafreider
Hey guys, never thought that ratings can get so complicated :-) I can follow Albert's concerns but I also have some arguments to leave it as it is. See some of my comments below... Am 15.11.2010 08:56, schrieb RJ Ryan: can we please implement GMail keybindings in the library table? On

Re: [Mixxx-devel] Rant about Star Ratings

2010-11-15 Thread Adam Davison
Well, firstly I think the fact that other apps do it isn't a good argument for why we should :) But I think the outcome of this conversation will be that there are two types of people: 1) All of my songs have accurate metadata and are well organised, I like to have a detailed rating system to

[Mixxx-devel] Rant about Star Ratings

2010-11-14 Thread Albert Santoni
Warning: Possible giant troll. Hey guys, I've always had a beef with 5-star ratings in music applications that's turned me off using them. I struggle with the meaning of each rating, and it's always been my hunch that just having a single star column that you can toggle (a la GMail) would be way

Re: [Mixxx-devel] Rant about Star Ratings

2010-11-14 Thread RJ Ryan
Anti-troll troll: How do we map metadata tag ratings that are on a 1-5 scale (like every other app out there, iTunes included) to the 0/1 scale? Are we going to split that one star up into fifths ? RJ On Mon, Nov 15, 2010 at 2:46 AM, Albert Santoni albe...@mixxx.org wrote: Warning: Possible

Re: [Mixxx-devel] Rant about Star Ratings

2010-11-14 Thread Albert Santoni
On Sun, Nov 14, 2010 at 11:50 PM, RJ Ryan rr...@mit.edu wrote: Anti-troll troll: How do we map metadata tag ratings that are on a 1-5 scale (like every other app out there, iTunes included) to the 0/1 scale? Are we going to split that one star up into fifths ? For the iTunes external source,