Re: Call for votes for the Condorcet/Clone proot SSD voting methodsGR
On Sat, 21 Jun 2003 17:56:02 -0400, Sam Hartman <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
>>>>>> "Raul" == Raul Miller <email@example.com> writes:
Raul> On Sat, Jun 21, 2003 at 12:17:25PM -0400, Sam Hartman wrote:
>>> Actually, I think it is reasonable for me to expect the proponents
>>> of some option to do a fair bit of the work necessary to provide
>>> me with the information I need to make an informed decision.
>>> After all they are trying to convince me to support their option.
>>> If they do not, and I care about the issue, I may well vote and
>>> rank additional discussion above all options.
Raul> Hmm... if you had questions about the issues, I (personally)
Raul> would have preferred they were asked before the vote, rather
Raul> than after.
> I was disagreeing with Manoj's general assertion about how people
> should get information.
Please understand also the context in which my remarks were
made: Raul initiated discussion on this topic in December 2000. We
have been talking about this for 2 1/2 years,
I brought the topic up last august, and we have intensified
discussions, and answered questions, and tried to satisfy issues for
nearly a year.
Then the GR entered a discussion period; again, it was widely
Why did the people protesting not ask questions in the
And, anyway, all you needed was to persuade 25% of the voting
population to ask for further discussion.
To iterate is human, to recurse, divine. Robert Heller
Manoj Srivastava <firstname.lastname@example.org> <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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