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Re: More polls and social pressure

On Wed, Feb 22, 2006 at 04:03:09PM +0100, Sven Luther wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 22, 2006 at 09:43:23AM +0100, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> > [ Reply-to debian-project ]
> > 
> > Hi everybody,
> > 
> > given the size of the project, it's very difficult for any of us to
> > evaluate the popularity of random ideas/opinions in a short time frame.
> > Jeroen (jvw) recently conducted two informal polls (vi-tiny vs elvis, and
> > maintainer field for ubuntu) and I liked those.
> One limitation of Jeroen's polls where that they where not anonymous. This may
> be a choice we can make, but i still think they have more value if they are
> anonymous, as any kind of pressure and strategic choices can be made if they
> are open, not that this would be the case for us, us being all nice folk and
> everyone, but everyone can read those public poll information, and some of
> those may be less nice :)
> I strongly vote for this idea in any case.

(for technical polls, use of such ressources for finger-pointing is unacceptable).


Sven Luther

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