[Bitcoin-development] Random order for clients page
gmaxwell at gmail.com
Mon Jul 9 16:04:10 UTC 2012
On Mon, Jul 9, 2012 at 11:54 AM, Amir Taaki <zgenjix at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Took me a while, but finally got it working.
> Entries on the clients page are randomly ordered when the page is generated.
> We should regenerate the page every 2 days. This gives fair exposure to all the clients listed.
If you had authored this as a pull request rather than making the
change unilaterally I would have recommended leaving it so the
reference client was always first. I also would have suggested that it
use JS randomization instead of jekyll in order to get more even
coverage, though I think thats a more minor point.
Some people were concerned when this page was created that it would
just be a source of useless disputes. I think its becoming clear that
this is the case. I think the cost of dealing with this page is
starting to exceed the benefit it provides and we should probably
consider removing it.
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