API to get reviews-count for a specific review per distroseries

Bug #783331 reported by Michael Vogt on 2011-05-16
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Ratings and Reviews server
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software-center (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

When a user runs oneiric and opens e.g. gimp in software-center there are no reviews currently. The reaons is that software-center sends "distroseries=oneiric" to the server.

With no results (or very few) software-center (the client) should fallback to the previous distro series that have reviews. For that it would need to have information what distro series have reviews. Having a API for this would be good (or including it in the get-reviews call as a additional "hint"), I can hardcode it for now in the client to fallback to naty.

Michael Vogt (mvo) on 2011-05-16
description: updated
summary: - oneiric is open we should "import" the old review somehow
+ API to get reviews-count for a specific review per distroseries
description: updated
Michael Vogt (mvo) on 2011-05-16
Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
status: New → In Progress
importance: Undecided → Medium
Michael Vogt (mvo) on 2011-05-16
Changed in rnr-server:
importance: Undecided → Low
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package software-center - 4.1.1

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software-center (4.1.1) oneiric; urgency=low

  [ Gary Lasker ]
  * softwarecenter/utils.py,
    test/test_unity_launcher_integration.py:
    - fix intermittent crash when installing a local .deb,
      add corresponding test case (LP: #768158)
  * softwarecenter/db/reviews.py,
    test/test_reviews.py:
    - sort reviews using upstream package versions to fix
      incorrect sort by usefulness, update unit test
      (LP: #777583)

  [ Aaron Peachey ]
  * utils/update-software-center, utils/update-software-center-agent
    - fix 'no log handler' error on update-software-center (LP #728896)
  * lp:~aaronp/software-center/enhance-usefulness:
    - load/cache users usefulnes votes
  * add utils/get_useful_votes_helper.py to the setup scripts

  [ Michael Vogt ]
  * merged lp:~weblive-dev/software-center/weblive-set-locale, many
    thanks
  * support pagination ("Show more reviews" button) when there are
    more reviews than fitting in a returned "page"
  * utils/get_reviews_helper.py:
    - if there are no reviews for the current distroseries, fallback
      to the previous one (LP: #783331)
  * updated tests for oneiric
 -- Michael Vogt <email address hidden> Mon, 16 May 2011 09:53:04 +0200

Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Released
tags: added: client-server
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