Re: Nov 16 draft of voting mechanics
> On Sat, Nov 16, 2002 at 12:48:07PM -0500, Raul Miller wrote:
> > 1. [...] Any options unranked by the voter are treated
> > as being equal to all other unranked options.
On Sat, Nov 16, 2002 at 07:47:39PM +0100, Jochen Voss wrote:
> I still do not understand the "other unranked options".
> Could we simply write "Any options unranked by the voter are treated
> as being equal" or would this be something else.
That sounds fine.
> > 6. [...] This procedure and must be carried out in the following order:
> The "and" seems spurious to me.
> I'm getting further with the draft. Especially I understand
> "proposition" and "weak proposition", now. But ...
> > Definition: a weakest proposition is a weak proposition where
> > the vote count in the proposition which is not larger than
> > the other vote count is also no smaller than that of any
> > other weak proposition.
> ... this is hard stuff. What about "minimum of the two vote counts"
> instead of "the vote count in the proposition which is not larger than
> the other vote count"?
I think that would be fine.