[Haskell-cafe] Haskell Logo Voting will start soon!

Bayley, Alistair Alistair.Bayley at invesco.com
Fri Mar 6 04:26:31 EST 2009

> >> I'd love to hear about anything that I missed and/or that might
> >> influence the voting process in a significant way.  (There are
> >> probably some people subscribed with multiple addresses, 
> but I'll be
> >> using the subscriber list from yesterday, so signing up now
> >> with lots of addresses won't get you more ballots ;)
> >
> > I was wondering if you were addressing duplication. I've 
> been subscribed to café for a long time with at least two 
> email addresses (work and home) but I don't think I should be 
> getting two votes.
> Given the size of the group, and the extremely high standard of the
> members when it comes to moral fibre, common sense, intelligense, etc,
> etc, do we really need to enforce prevention of duplication?

Well, that is one possible solution (let it ride). I don't know what the level of email address duplication is, so I don't know the risk.

Voting systems generally have to make a lot of effort to be fair, otherwise detractors can reasonably claim that the result is not valid. And as this is somewhat of a bike-shed level decision, you should expect a great deal of interest and passion!

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