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Message 6171 - Posted: 15 Jun 2018, 9:25:38 UTC

I have a nice Idea, which I do post here because this project is a statistic project.

Picture for the Badge: A bug with a "No" sign over it. You know, the sign with the diagonal running bar. And it does "no" out the bug.

Who gets it: anyone who has an account number smaller than 100 in at least one of his/her Projects.

a) is it possible to pull that info out of the stats you get from the Projects?
b) what do you think of the idea?

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Message 6172 - Posted: 15 Jun 2018, 15:48:17 UTC
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Hehe, really nice idea and would be of course possible.
Stats are always given out with the account id of the user.
I guess according to the amount of projects it would be even possible to give that out in different states: for example bronze for 10 ATAs, silver for 50, gold for 100 etc.
Alas, there are now a lot of projects which are no more and their stats are probably lost, this idea comes a bit late.
I'm pretty sure some people (including me) would have a high level badge of it when this would have been introduced in the early years of WUProp... ;-)
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Message 6173 - Posted: 15 Jun 2018, 16:07:36 UTC

I have all that data for sure, in fact I did do an 'MM' for it at one point.

However, the one thing going against it is where projects import the boinc wide data...

I actually have ids < 100 in 106 of the 171 projects I have in my data.

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Message 6177 - Posted: 19 Jun 2018, 2:44:32 UTC

Not to mention there is nothing stopping anyone from setting up a project of their own or even several. Teams could set up a project allowing only teammates have access. There are just too many ways to skew such a badge.

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