Originally Posted by Andrew H.
Your description of 3/5 meaning an "average" product is one way of reading a 5-star rating...but I don't think it's how most people use them.
I think that most people believe that a product with no flaws deserves a 5, ....
and I think you are wrong. It's certainly not how I rate books and doesn't appear to be how most reviewers in the media give star ratings. Nor does it jive with my reading of those reviews of various star ratings.