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Re: [Debconf-team] Estimating budget assumptions for DC15

martin f krafft <madduck@debconf.org> writes:

> also sprach Philip Hands <phil@hands.com> [2014-09-30 23:12 +0200]:
>> > The ability to see every one else's guesses (anonymously) is *core*
>> > to the technique. Motion rejected. ;)
>> Isn't seeing their reasoning also quite important to the technique?
> Both approaches exist. The original Delphi study (used to figure out
> the cost of invading Russia by the US army in the 1940s) only used
> numbers, but yes, it's been very qualitative since.
> It's just hard to squeeze that into a format that can handle the
> number of data. Do you have any suggestions?
> We could get rid of the table and just have people write a paragraph
> for each week… do you think this will help?

That seems likely to leak who wrote what.

How about if people add links to things that they used to inform their
guesses, probably in a section below to try to avoid the clues in the
links revealing which guesses belong to whom.

Cheers, Phil.
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