Slash Boxes
NOTE: use Perl; is on undef hiatus. You can read content, but you can't post it. More info will be forthcoming forthcomingly.

All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

use Perl Log In

Log In

[ Create a new account ]

pjf (2464)

  (email not shown publicly)
AOL IM: miyuki3k (Add Buddy, Send Message)

I run Perl Training Australia [].

I help with Melbourne Perl Mongers.

I spend an awful lot of time talking about Perl, and have had my picture in the Australian newspapers with a camel. That's rather scary.

Journal of pjf (2464)

Sunday March 25, 2007
05:41 AM

RateMySL - Rate My Second Life

[ #32789 ]

RateMySL - Rate My Second Life
Now I'm finally up-to-date with my backblogging, I can write about what I'm doing right now. My recent pet project has been RateMySL aka Rate My Second Life, a distributed image voting system for Second Life, a virtual world that's recently been gaining a lot of publicity.

RateMySL uses a number of in-world voting panels to collect and relay information back to my real-world server, which in turn tallies the information and pushes scores back to scoreboards which are also located in Second Life. The project is directly responsible for the Voting::Condorcet::RankedPairs CPAN module, which it uses under-the-hood to generate scoring information.

When we released the system a few weeks ago we aimed to have more than 25 participants in the first month, which we're really considering our beta period. While we've been successful in that regard, I believe that the mechanism currently used for vote collection is inheretly flawed, with determined individuals being able to unduly influence the ratings. I hope to have it replaced in time for next month's contest.

The Fine Print: The following comments are owned by whoever posted them. We are not responsible for them in any way.
More | Login | Reply
Loading... please wait.