I was scrolling through the #features checking out some popular requests and I realized… they are all bigger requests. This means stuff like taxiway lights, an aircraft rework, or new aircraft. This is good and all, as the community wants these additions.
What ends up happening though, is that other features get hidden by these incredibly popular aircraft requests. Features like liveries, smaller changes like the ability to change the brightness of displays or ATC features.
Here is what I mean. See how you can use tags to help you sort the #live:events category into the different types of events, or how the ATC schedule has its own tag?
See this image:
I’m proposing that we implement tags as a way to make the #features a neater place and to shine light on the wide variety of feature requests, some that may not be seen by many who aren’t digging around the forum.
These tags would be (and are subject to change):
With the implementation of these tags, I’d be able to see the most requested livery or the most requested ATC feature without scrolling through multitudes of topics looking for a livery request. In addition, it’s expected that liveries won’t get as many votes as larger requests, so this allows staff to see some of the more requested “smaller” requests.
Let me know what you think of this implementation! I think it’ll create a lot of positive opportunities for those looking to make a feature request, and also allow community members and staff to view the top requests for multiple categories.
Thanks, and have a good day/evening!