[Haskell-cafe] Poll: Do you want a mascot? -- please stop this
gtener at gmail.com
Wed Nov 23 21:34:12 CET 2011
I second this.
One way is to use Forms from Google Docs.
1. They have been used with success before for similar pools
2. Can provide more elaborate questions
3. Automatically put results into a spreadsheet, which is useful
4. Protect against double-voters (sort of)
5. No spam
On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 21:25, Giovanni Tirloni <gtirloni at sysdroid.com>wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 5:52 PM, heathmatlock <heathmatlock at gmail.com>wrote:
>> On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 1:40 PM, Alexander Bernauer <
>> alex-haskell at copton.net> wrote:
>>> PS: Why not using Doodle for the poll?
>> Email is an easy way to make sure nobody votes twice.
> 1. It's unlikely to get feedback from the larger Haskell community
> 2. It floods people with email they don't care (unless they care to keep
> track of the results)
> 3. One can just as easily create throw-away emails, subscribe to the list
> and answer the poll
> 4. etc...
> My suggestion is to create a poll somewhere else and let it run for at
> least a month.
> Or a more elaborated survey with additional questions trying to capture
> the community's feeling toward a masket and what kind.
> I don't think we are in a hurry to get a mascot here so let's take the
> time and do it properly.
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