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Re: How to handle tie?

On Sun, Apr 24, 2005 at 11:53:55AM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
>         To be of more general use, the work flow in Devotee needs to
>  be made more flexible, and allow for different methods of injecting
>  ballots into the system, provide for other results (borda,
>  first-past-the-post, etc) processing, and remove the current
>  limitation of 8 options. We need pluggable processing modules ;-). 
>         Devotee needs to be re-factored to follow the blackboard
>  pattern -- each vote's configuration file should specify the
>  processing required for the ballots; and processor modules should
>  check the blackboard for ballots which 
>    a) require processing they can provide, and 
>    b) have all processing which is required for the current stage
>       already performed.

<moshez> what I like about Manoj is his desire for simple and small solutions. like EMACS. or dvt.
<Manoj> well, dvt was _supposed_ to be simple
<Manoj> it only took 2 weeks to write
<moshez> Manoj: It requires a *diagram* to explain what each part does.

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