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From: christopher diggins (cdiggins_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-03-07 11:53:50

----- Original Message -----
From: "Joel de Guzman" <joel_at_[hidden]>
To: <boost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Monday, March 07, 2005 11:31 AM
Subject: [boost] Re: Logo Contest Current Tally

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> One disadvantage of posting a preliminary tally is that it encourages
>> people to try to influence public opinion. I just typed and erased
>> something that hints at my preferences about three times. Make that
>> four. Better press send now before I do something unethical.
> I was afraid about this happening. I hinted on progressively
> posting the results in my preliminary heads-up message to the
> boost moderators list and no-one objected, so I thought I'd give
> transparency more weight. Perhaps I'm wrong. If you guys think
> that a continuous tally is not a good idea, I'm all ears.

People who have not yet voted are now more likely vote for the currently
posted top candidates. I for one would have voted differently now than
before, please remove the list.

- CD

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