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Fri Nov 19 03:04:55 CST 2010
On Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 08:42, Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> wrote:
> Since the poll is a straight yes/no option with no preference, I will
> express my preference here.
I considered using the Condorcet method  (modified for NotA), but
as past experience has shown that people get easily confused by it, I
decided to create a "plain" poll, instead.
> While I find the term quibble fun and
> amusing, I think hextet is a far more useful term because it does not
> have the overloaded human semantics that come with quibble.
To be completely honest, while I did know the term, I had forgotten
about it. This is part of the reason why I am seeking a wider
audience. I'll add this consideration to the draft. I agree that this
might be (not has to be) a deal breaker.
> I'm sorry to quibble with the majority here, but, in this case, I think
> we have enough problems with ambiguous terminology in
> networking and this opportunity to avoid creating one more should
> not be missed.
Agreed. OTOH, Hextet is not technically correct while appearing to be so.
Thanks a lot,
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