From: Joel (joel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-04-06 06:43:58
> christopher diggins wrote:
>> So what's the status on the logo contest, any word on when the results
>> will be tallied?
> Hi All, I have an update on the status.
> I've written down all the votes, and have put them through the program
> that Jason Hise wrote. I'm not sure if it's correct though, there are a
> large number of tied winners. (16 or so)
> As far as I understand, the voting should end up with a single winner..
> So, I'll take a look at the code now, I just wanted to let everyone know
> what's going on. :)
Yes, there should only be one winner and it should take a majority
to win. Could you please send me the input file so I can verify
> I've not tracked the variations for each vote in the logo, it would
> be too hard to determine a winner if each variation counted as a
> seperate entity - since they're mostly similar enough to be the same.
Yes, we'll consider the variation when we find the winner.
Oh and BTW, to Kalin for the tallies and to Jason for providing
the automated program. Thanks to Christopher too for clarifying
the IRV system.
-- Joel de Guzman http://www.boost-consulting.com http://spirit.sf.net
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