Notes on metaboards.com idea
by Gerald Oskoboiny
I recently registered metaboards.com
to use (eventually, maybe) as a
rating service for online discussion boards.
This page will keep track of misc related stuff.
(mainly for my own use)
Opinion: similar implementation, but requires sites to
subscribe to their service, and doesn't offer rating results to
- money.com: Insider's
guide to message boards:
Most boards are filled with irrelevant chatter, but there are
some pockets of community and civilized discussion if you know
where to look.
- tsrec.com seems to be a
metaboards-like site (well, kinda):
maybe talk to this guy about collaborating on metaboards.com?
- hmm... fool's URIs
might be parsable into board/msgnum
if I can figure out how that info is encoded in the URIs
(at the very least, it looks like the board info should be
- clickfeed seems
like a very good implementation of a similar idea (something I
thought metaboards/groups might eventually grow to become.)
Could steal/adapt their netscape
bookmark thing: user-friendly way of adding bookmarklets,
similar to my existing html validator, link checker, etc. ones.)
announcement on FoRK, or my
"Discussion sites employing Slashcode or similar distributed
moderation rating schemes". Not much interesting there yet, but
the betterposts.com name seems like it aspires to be a
something along the lines of metaboards/groups.
- notes on message board software
- not at all related, but I want to keep track of this
somewhere: photo.net now has ratings on photos (sample)
Last modified: $Date: 2001-03-09 21:36:49 $
Gerald Oskoboiny, <firstname.lastname@example.org>