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Re: Slightly off-topic: How does voting work at Savannah?

From: Jim Hyslop
Subject: Re: Slightly off-topic: How does voting work at Savannah?
Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2006 09:34:23 -0500
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Derek R. Price wrote:
> Just to clarify, each user has 100 votes total, to be spread out as they
> see fit between all the bugs.  If you spend 10 votes voting for one bug
> fix, you will only have 90 to vote for the next.  I agree it would be
> nice to be able to vote against an issue, but for now, the comment
> fields will have to suffice.
Thanks for the clarification (and thanks also to Sylvain). I can see a
lot of sense in the way it's set up - it forces users to think about and
prioritize the features they want. Otherwise, everyone would vote 100
for everthing ;=)

> At least, I don't feel it's necessary to disable Savannah voting - I
> even like the voting system since it gives me another way to gauge what
> some users are thinking.  If others feel differently, please let me know.

I agree that the voting system is useful, once you know how to use it
;=) I just wasn't exactly sure how it worked, that's all.

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