[development] Voting on issues (was Re: How to post bug reports andpatches)

Ryan Cross drupal at ryancross.com
Tue Nov 4 15:11:03 UTC 2008

On Wed, Nov 5, 2008 at 1:59 AM, Darren Oh <
darrenoh at sidepotsinternational.com> wrote:

> Letting people re-vote after a period of time might be better than an
> automated system. However, the idea of an equation was interesting, so I had
> to come up with one:
> (days x M + 1) x votes = weight
> M can be tuned to control the effect of time on an issue's weight. An M
> value of zero would mean that time does not affect the weight of an issue.
> Negative values of M would reduce the weight, and positive values would
> increase it.
I would suggest adding a delay, such that the time doesn't contribute to the
weight until some grace period (for example after the first week). I also
wonder whether "days" should be since reported or since last updated.
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