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Re: alternatives and priorities

Wouter Verhelst <wouter@debian.org> writes:
> If you have a look at the order of the by_vote numbers for editors,
> you'll see that vim, not nvi or nano, is at the top.

A list like this only seems meaningful if the entries are fairly
consistent with each other.

For instance, if you have packages like:

    PACKAGE NAME                USE COUNT
    EDITOR-1                    123
    EDITOR-2-VERSION-3          55
    EDITOR-2-VERSION-3.1        49
    EDITOR-2-VERSION-4          73

The package "EDITOR-1" is "more popular" than any other _package_, but
one could also fairly say that EDITOR-2 is actually more popular than
EDITOR-1 in general.  Which should be higher priority?

Come now, if we were really planning to harm you, would we be waiting here,
 beside the path, in the very darkest part of the forest?

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