6.1.30 EE GA3, 6.1.X EE, 6.2.X EE, 7.0.0 M3
Steps to reproduce:
1. Place a Message Boards portlet on a page
2. Post a new Thread in the portlet with sample data
3. Rate your comment
4. Log out
5. Check your Thread as Guest
Actual Result: You won't see the ratings as Guest, only a message: "Sign in to vote."
Expected Result: Guest user should see the current ratings
6. Edit webapps\ROOT\html\portlet\message_boards\view_thread_message.jspf, change rating type to "stars":
7. Restart the Portal and check the Thread as Guest
Result: You will see the Average ratings.
reproduced on master@23a504b20bdd0f5602940fa8ac3af32861287127