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Re: IRC debate feedback

On Wed, Mar 16, 2005 at 01:44:45PM +0100, Adrian von Bidder wrote:
> I found the first hour basically wasted time - the strength of IRC is that 
> it's real-time, while the form of the first hour of debate did not really 
> use that, instead showing the weaknesses of IRC when text needs to be 
> copied & pasted around :-)  The 'Questions for the Candidates' emails on 
> -vote, together with a summary like <http://debian.edv-bus.at/vote-2005/> 
> (thanks to David for doing this!) is much better suited for this.

Maybe something Web- or Wiki-Based would be good for this, as mailing
list discussions tend to get more verbose than intended.

The strength of the first hour was that all information became
available at once which made it much easier to follow than a mailing
list discussion.

> In contrast, I very much appreciated the second part of the discussion - it 
> was, as several of the participants said, a bit chaotic, but I think both 
> of you started to try to lead the debate a bit more towards the end - 
> successfully, in my view.

I agree. Good work.

> I haven't looked at any earlier IRC DPL candidate debates, so I can't 
> compare if this was better or worse.

Earler debates may have been "easier" due to the lower number of


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