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TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

Wednesday, June 28, 2006
12 years ago11,038 views

Someone on Digg saw that I was able to rate for videos, tag and comment them.
No he can't, me too.
digg.com/tech_news/Ratings,_Co ...

But I search in the source code traces of it (Garett Rogers, leave this body!), and is found this page :
video.google.com/jsapp/videopl ...

and this functions :
setStars, overStars, outStars, submitRating, handleRatingResponse, concealRatingInfo, setStarsToValueInLocation, createStarsHtml

And I found this pictures too :


video.google.com/images/st_pe_ ...



video.google.com/images/st_pe_ ...



video.google.com/images/st_pe_ ...



video.google.com/images/st_pe_ ...



I also found this code lines :
   var MSG_ERROR_TAG_TOO_LONG =
   'Try a shorter label';
   var MSG_ERROR_TAG_MISSING =
   'Please enter a label';
   var MSG_BROWSE =
   'Browse:';
   var MSG_EMPTY_REVIEW =
   'Please write a review to submit';
   var MSG_REVIEW_PUBLISH_ERROR =
   'Error while getting/publishing reviews';

   var MSG_RATING_POOR =
   'Poor';
   var MSG_RATING_BELOW_AVERAGE =
   'Below Average';
   var MSG_RATING_AVERAGE =
   'Average';
   var MSG_RATING_ABOVE_AVERAGE =
   'Above Average';
   var MSG_RATING_EXCELLENT =
   'Excellent!';
  

Have you ever seen that?

TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

Oh, I have forgotten : Eric Schmidt said last week that "there will be something new on Google video next week"... ;-)

jilm [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

Finally! I wonder why they didnĀ“t integrate starring from the beginning.

dpneal [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

Nice work Tom.

Anybody got a screenshot of what it looked like before it was removed?

Caleb E [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

When/where did eric schmidt say that?

Yu [PersonRank 4]

12 years ago #

Now if only they would allow higher quality video like Yahoo.

TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

Caleb > in a French newspaper. He also said that there will be a R&D center in France...
"Our activities have exploded in France, it grows more quickly than in UK or in Germany now. We adapt our products for local markets now. BTW, we will announce something about that with Google Video the next week" > I hope you understand my translation (-:

He also said that Google COULD buy AOL Europe, but they WILL NOT do that, because it's not necessary...

zorgloob.com/2006/06/eric-schm ...

Elias KAI [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

Yep, they will create a Google R&D in France and it was confirmed by Google CEO Eric Shmidt.

Why is it going better in France then in Germany and UK , would it be related to the Tourism , properties industry and the advantage of better Google semantic in French than German.

Or is it to compete with Yahoo France R&D and the new testing MSD Adcenter in France, like kind of marking a point and R&D presence where most actors are active ?

TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

Elias > I think it's due to the fact of google is really common in France : it represents 80% of the search engines requests (50% "only" in US, 65% in Germany I think).
>>> so : they do much $$$$$$ with Adsense

Haochi [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

googlified.com/2006google-vide ...
Screenshots
I can't believe it disappered. I made a comment and rated the Google factory tour yesterday. Luckily I took some screenshots.
digg it
digg.com/tech_news/Google_Vide ...

Poster [PersonRank 1]

12 years ago #

I can add labels and vote.

Bob Jones [PersonRank 2]

12 years ago #

Yup. Ratings are up.

jilm [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

Google should make some simplifying – Google Video is now quite cluttered.

pacificdave [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

[moved from "google video now has rating system/ comments"]

pretty kewl but the design is damn messy.

video.google.com/videoplay?doc ...

Sam Davyson [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

[Moved from Google Video Ratings Live]

Google is now showing ratings next to Google Videos. It also shows you how many people have voted for that video. Which whilst isn't a traffic stat is an interesting insight into the traffic.

Andrew Hitchcock [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

I just discovered this when I went there (I haven't been on this blog in a few days).

I like the ability to rate videos and tag them. Often times the top videos are dumb, so this will provide more information before I click and watch them. Excellent.

Ken Kuhl [PersonRank 7]

12 years ago #

Finally. Now if we could only bookmark them. There's a place to add a 'label' and now we can rate them, but there's no way to list or save my favorite videos...that's what I'd really like.

Mambo [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

now it's a proper YouTube competitor... but it's not accessible directly from the google homepage, so people won't use it. I've said it before, but thats a fact.

I like the comments system.

dpneal [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

How will they combat people just writing any old label? How does YouTube deal with this? Maybe it should just be the owner of the video who is allowed to tag/label it.

Andrew Hitchcock [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

Ken, if you watch the video and use personalized search, it'll appear in your search history list. From there, you can star the video and it'll be bookmarked. You can also use the Google Bookmark bookmarklet to save them (which is found on the search history page).

TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

There is something new, too :
previously, when you uploaded a video and you entered an URL of a website, there was a DIRECT link to this site

now, the URL looks like to :
video.google.com/videoredirect?q= + site + many parameters like title and date of the video.

Sam Davyson [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

Woah! The UI is getting seriously cluttered now.

sebah [PersonRank 1]

12 years ago #

Hi, i've just found smth, and it's interesting.
url video.google.pl/ works, and it's pointing to google polish main page, where video.google.pl simply is redirect.

For other country domains it's working too.
Could it be a strict local version of video.google.com/videomovers ?

Splasho [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

I doubt it, I think its just an artifact of their sub domain system, www.picasa.google.pl has the same effect

sebah [PersonRank 1]

12 years ago #

picasa, video are newest google services, their domains works for .pl but none of older earth, books,..., and maybe more dificult to translate/use non-english countries.

sebah [PersonRank 1]

12 years ago #

Hey.. and It live, as I said above. Google Video in Polish works
video.google.pl/ and in serweral other languages.. nice

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