Vancouver Webpages Rating Service (VWP1.0)
This is an experimental PICS-based ratings service. It is a self-service
ratings scheme, meaning that content providers can rate their own pages.
Vancouver Webpages has
no mandate to ensure that pages are rated correctly, but will
listen to complaints.
PICS headers include a contact address for the person responsible for
rating a page or site; use View Source to examine the
PICS data and check the by field.
VWP1.0 Rating Scheme
The header generator is also a
document describing the various categories in the scheme. The current
In this scheme, all the categories have an ordered integer value associated with them.
Since the browser may expect all categories to be "vices",
some categories classed as "virtues" have negative values.
The default value in the header generator is zero (though in Internet
Explorer, the default is the lowest number).
- Educational Content
- Environmental Awareness
- Canadian Content
- Commercial Content
PICS project at W3.org
PICS HOWTO and development scripts
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