Re: Results for General Resolution: Altering package upload rules
On Sat, 24 Mar 2007, Ben Finney wrote:
> So, why does the vote result show a number of votes which has no
> relevance to the number of votes that actually affected the result?
Because later votes superceed earlier ones.
> In other words, why is the unqualified "number of votes" in the
> report not the obvious "number of votes that actually affected the
That's what the unique voters number is.
If it's too confusing for you, then suggest a less confusing
replacement in a patch to Manoj.
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