David M Williams wrote:
Doodle says that there were 153 participants in the poll last
year. My remembery tells
Odd that when I checked the poll
now, it had _exactly_ 2000 votes! See
Oliver, do you recall "total votes"
from last year's poll? Partly just curious,
and partly wanted a sanity check
this Eclipse polling was working
similar to the doodle poll.
me that there were more, but who am I to argue with doodle ;)
I find the 2000 number highly suspicious.
I think this is a clear
case of "no
clear winner" so we should have a run off vote,
Note that we had two rounds last year too. The first was mostly to
get peoples attention.
And that'd be (at least)
top two contenders ... Indigo and Isaac.
Remember that Ian will want to check trademarks, copyrights, etc.
before we can adopt one or
So, can we "live with" either
of these choices? See bug 306864 for
community thoughts on some reasons
exclude one or both.
From my read, there is no clear
in the (negative) comments there
to exclude either ... but, I'm not a
great judge of "marketing issues" so feel free
to state your views.
the other. If it is down to just a few, maybe Ian should check before
the runoff occurs.
Second question. In
theory, we could
include, say 5 choices in run off vote, adding Ion, Iris, and Isis
I suggest just the top two for voting.
The logic being is that the
of the group might still be for one of those, if all those
in the minority choices all happened
to favor the same one of those. The only
problem in doing that, is we might
not end up with a strict majority, and might have to have another
run off if there was a close vote.
So, let me know if you have a view
completing this. If I hear nothing from you today, then tomorrow I'll
a run-off vote
with the top two, Indigo and Isaac,
just to state the default action if none of you have a preference on
how to vote, or any to exclude.
= = = = =
results as of 21/04/10 : 09:28
Results: What is your favorite name
for the 2011 Simultaneous Release?
Indigo: 21 %
Indra: 3 %
Indus: 6 %
Ion: 13 %
Ionia: 6 %
Iris: 9 %
Isaac: 23 %
Isis: 10 %
Ivory: 6 %
Izar: 3 %
Total votes: 2000
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