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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
> result"?

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.

Don Armstrong

There is no such thing as "social gambling." Either you are there to
cut the other bloke's heart out and eat it--or you're a sucker. If you
don't like this choice--don't gamble.
 -- Robert Heinlein _Time Enough For Love_ p250

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