[Haskell-cafe] The Haskell re-branding exercise
gwern0 at gmail.com
Sun Feb 8 12:10:35 EST 2009
On Sun, Feb 8, 2009 at 12:03 PM, Max Rabkin <max.rabkin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 8, 2009 at 8:57 AM, Gwern Branwen <gwern0 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> We should limit voting, and limit based on IP. If we go via email,
>> then anyone wishing extra votes merely needs to use mailinator.com
>> (and its dozens of alternate domain names, to say nothing of
>> competitors providing similar services) to vote as many times as they
>> want. If we care about fraud, then it would be a very troublesome task
>> to filter out all those ways to fraudulently vote; if we don't care
>> about fraud, then email confirms are just a burden on honest users.
> I don't know about other people, but for me it takes less time to
> change IP addresses than to sign up for a mail account.
> dhclient -r dsl0 && dhclient dsl0
> vs. fill in a form on a webpage.
You don't sign up for a Mailinator account. That's the whole point.
Take a look at https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/wiki/Mailinator
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