[pypy-dev] next sprint in the snow with the plone?

Christian Tismer tismer at stackless.com
Wed Jan 7 23:51:29 CET 2004

Alex Martelli wrote:

> On Tuesday 06 January 2004 06:26 pm, holger krekel wrote:

>>yes, that's right. Nevertheless, my concern was more how close 26.5 is
>>to 30 because it's possible that there are "too many" projects with
>>points higher than 26.5 ... maybe i didn't use the right mathematical
>>terms or so :-)
> Ah, yes, of course -- it's an issue of statistics rather than maths.  Even if
> we had 29.5 out of 30, it would be no use if there were funds enough for
> just (say) 100 projects, and 101 other projects had a full 30/30!-)  And of
> course we have no way to know about it until we're told...

This is correct. My hope is just, as expressed in another message,
that there is a certain noise level of "we need to find something"
results. I think they were applied to us, and I hope to others
as well, lowering the results of all competitors a little bit.
If so, then we are looking really good, I guess.

ciao - chris

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