[Catalog-sig] Poll Problem

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Sat Nov 14 10:47:35 CET 2009

Chris Withers wrote:
> Martin v. Löwis wrote:
>> I just started a poll on the PyPI rating system, at
>> http://pypi.python.org/pypi
>> I'll announce it more widely tomorrow.
> Just so you're aware, there's some opportunity for ballot stuffing given
> that each OpenID provider a user has access allows them one vote, as
> well as the vote they have if they actually create a username/password
> on PyPI. So, each person can, in theory, vote up to 4 times.

Thanks, I was aware of that (and have additional measures in place to
detect it, which can in turn be subverted if you try enough). Please
don't advertise that too widely.


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