On Fri, May 30, 2003 at 10:48:06AM -0400, Nathanael Nerode wrote: > In a pure Condorcet system with a default option, lying about the > acceptability of A *doesn't* help B. 40 C A B 30 A B C 20 B C A C defeats A 60:30, A defeats B 70:20, B defeats C 50:40; the weakest defeat is dropped, C wins. If the ABC voters switch to: 30 B C A then B wins -- lying about the acceptability of A *does* help B, even in a pure Condorcet case (well, pure CpSSD -- although even in pure Condorcet, B winning is probably preferable to no result). Cheers, aj -- Anthony Towns <firstname.lastname@example.org> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/> I don't speak for anyone save myself. GPG signed mail preferred. ``Dear Anthony Towns: [...] Congratulations -- you are now certified as a Red Hat Certified Engineer!''
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