[Haskell-cafe] Logo Preferences

Bulat Ziganshin bulat.ziganshin at gmail.com
Mon Mar 9 06:30:16 EDT 2009

Hello Sebastian,

Monday, March 9, 2009, 1:08:50 PM, you wrote:

i think we should make 2-stage voting, like in F1

after 1st stage we will know which logos are most popular and
therefore are real candidates, so we can select among them

>  On Sun, Mar 8, 2009 at 11:19 PM, Ashley Yakeley <ashley at semantic.org> wrote:
> Eelco Lempsink wrote:

> The list with options can be found here (for now):
> http://community.haskell.org/~eelco/poll.html  Notice that some
> (very) similar logos are grouped as one option (thanks to Ian
> Lynagh) All submissions compete, so that still makes more than a 100 options!
> The voting system we'll use is the Condorcet Internet Voting System
> (http://www.cs.cornell.edu/andru/civs.html).

> So ranking all 100+ items on the Condorcet ballot is a bit of a
> daunting task. However, if we get a rough idea of the favourites, we
> can each cut down a bit on the work.
> For instance, suppose 82 and 93 are very popular. You might not
> like either of them, but it's worth ranking them on your ballot
> (after the ones you do like) if you have a preference between them.
> But there's less need to rank the ones no-one likes.
> I'm pretty sure this is precisely how the system works. You bring
> the ones you care about to the top and rank them, and everything
> else shares a rank at the bottom (or you could pick a few of those
> that you really dislike and put them even lower than the default
> rank). But the point is that you shouldn't need to rank every single
> logo, just the ones you care about and then you leave the rest at the default rank.

Best regards,
 Bulat                            mailto:Bulat.Ziganshin at gmail.com

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