Re: What's your favourite FLOSS?
"Tshepang Lekhonkhobe" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 10/29/06, Kevin Mark <email@example.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, Oct 26, 2006 at 08:12:46PM +0200, Tshepang Lekhonkhobe wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > > A year ago, I asked debian-user about favourite applications. The big
> > > winners in that thread were GIMP, Firefox, K3b, gThumb, and
> > > Thunderbird. I would like to start it again, and I would like those
> > > who are get bored by this to please pardon me.
> > >
> > <snip>
> > Hi Tshepang,
> > I have asked before on debian-devel if debian users could be involved in
> > a seperate informal vote like the one from DPL. In that vein, i'd also
> > like to see your poll use the Debian voting infrastucture, devotee, to
> > produce vote results. I think it would be great to have yearly votes
> > like this one or other ones that show what the debian populace think.
> > Any thoughts on this?
> Sound like a brilliant idea. I just don't have an idea how it would be
> implemented, except that there should be provision for names of real
> binaries, instead of names of debian binaries, e.g. one should be able
> to mention a love for top instead of being forced to choose procps,
> since one would only be exposed to the top binary, or find it to be
> the only interesting binary in the procps package.
popularity-contest has the same limitation. And I wonder how popular it
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.