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Re: Call for votes for the Condorcet/Clone proot SSD voting methodsGR

On Thu, Jun 12, 2003 at 05:26:57PM -0400, Nathanael Nerode wrote:
> Buddha Buck said:
> > or has more not-approved votes than approved votes.  Only
> >votes that have a minimum number of approved votes and are approved by
> >more people than don't approve it are considered in the cSSD process.
> This has proved quite uncontroversial.  It does not affect "ideal 
> democratic winners", only the (estimated) 5% of votes without one.

Though it's already been discussed plenty [1], I want to note that I
consider this the biggest flaw in the proposal, so it's not entirely
uncontroversial.  Not because it has any bad effects when people
vote sincerely, but because it appears to me to offer more incentive
to strategy.  And I consider the end achieved by this measure (as
articulated by aj) to be of dubious worth, compared to what plain
Cordorcet/CpSSD gets us.


[1] This is my summary:

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