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Re: RFD: Reviving Constitutional amendment: Smith/Condorcet vote tallying

On Thu, Oct 17, 2002 at 10:00:15PM -0400, Raul Miller wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 17, 2002 at 04:38:46PM -0400, Sam Hartman wrote:
> > Except that dominates is (if I understand correctly) the appropriate
> > term-of-art.
> I'm not sure what you mean by this.  What is your basis for this
> statement?
> Here's my understanding:
> The only place the constitution uses the word "dominates" is in the
> appendix (A.6).  The proposed constitutional ammendment replaces that
> part of the appendix.
> One of the reasons for proposing a new voting system is the ambiguity
> of the term "dominates" as defined by the constitution (A.6.2).

<not being entiraly serious>

What about giving the algorithm in some programing language ?

You will never get english text to be without ambiguities anyway.


Sven Luther

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