[Catalog-sig] Poll Problem

M.-A. Lemburg mal at egenix.com
Sun Nov 15 00:04:01 CET 2009

P.J. Eby wrote:
> At 08:15 PM 11/14/2009 +0100, M.-A. Lemburg wrote:
>> Chris Withers wrote:
>> > Martin v. Löwis wrote:
>> >>> But yes, if you have a way, please reduce my votes to one ;-)
>> >>
>> >> Done! Let me know if whether I missed any accounts, and revote if I
>> >> indeed found them all.
>> >
>> > Can you please document here what you've done to ensure there are no
>> > duplicate votes from other people who really are trying to stuff the
>> > ballot?
>> I think there's a misunderstanding here: the poll is not an official
>> vote on the future of the PyPI comment and rating system, it's
>> just a market research method to get at least some rough idea of
>> what users (with PyPI accounts) want. Nothing more.
> Then why does the poll page itself say that "The option that receives
> most votes will be implemented"?

Good question. I think that's a documentation bug :-)

The wiki page uses a much better description (http://wiki.python.org/moin/PyPIComments):

There is a public poll running to determine what users think of the rating and commenting features.

Marc-Andre Lemburg

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