[Haskell-cafe] The Haskell re-branding exercise

Gwern Branwen gwern0 at gmail.com
Sat Feb 7 15:20:38 EST 2009

On Sat, Feb 7, 2009 at 3:04 PM, Don Stewart <dons at galois.com> wrote:
> gwern0:
>> On Sat, Feb 7, 2009 at 1:34 PM, Don Stewart <dons at galois.com> wrote:
>> >    Oh, we had a long discussion about the need for condorcet voting,
>> >    not a system like the reddit which is prone to abuse.
>> >
>> >    Also, it would be good to have the images inline.
>> Perfect, please meet better. Better, perfect. Now get along you two!
>> Since January 1st, we could've had hundreds or thousands of votes and
>> easily compensated for any abuse.
> Unfortunately, reddit isn't a suitable voting site, as submissions decay
> over time, dissappearing off the page after a day or two. It does have
> up and down mods, but in no other way is a voting site.
> -- Don

That's how the what's hot works, I understand. But it seems to me that
Top works just fine for vote tallying purposes eg.
http://www.reddit.com/r/haskell/top/ lists quite a few posts posted
months ago (4 months seems to be the oldest).


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