|Wonko on 4 Feb 2002 02:46:09 -0000|
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|Re: spoon-discuss: Re: spoon-business: new proposal: ptime|
Quoth Eric Gerlach, > At 09:41 PM 2002-02-03 -0500, you wrote: >> Quoth Donald Whytock, >> >>> >>> The way my proposal is written now, each player casts a single vote for >> one of >>> the proposals on the ballot. They don't cast yes-or-no votes on each >>> proposal. So how can two proposals be tied for the majority? Easy: three >>> players vote for Bean's refresh proposal, three others vote for >> Scoff!'s, and >>> any other proposals voted for each get one. >>> >> But then if there's even only one other proposal that got one, neither >> Bean's nor Scoff!'s proposals have a majority, 'cause Bean got 3 votes out >> of 7 votes sent out, and Scoff! got 3 votes out of 7. 3/7 isn't a majority. > > Good point, perhaps we should do multiple ballots, where the one with the > least votes gets dropped, then we vote again on the remainder? Takes > longer, but gets better representation... > > Bean > Maybe just say 'whichever gets the most votes', so that you don't need 9/16 if the closest competitor is 4, you just need 5. -- Wonko Utinam barbari spatium proprium tuum invadant!