well those three points become useful in the event of a tie. maybe i see
that its a tie, and change my mind, remove the 1 point from austin and give
it to raleigh. now raleigh has 2 more points than austin and you've
managed to put raleigh over the top.
not that i've ever done that before........
On Mon, Apr 1, 2013 at 12:06 PM, Ross Singer <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> PATCHES WELCOME.
> On Apr 1, 2013, at 12:01 PM, "David J. Fiander" <[log in to unmask]>
> > So, I just voted for the Code4Lib 2014 location. There are two possible
> > venues, and I was given three points to apportion however I wish.
> > While having multiple votes, to spread around at will, makes a lot of
> > sense, shouldn't the number of votes each elector is granted be limited
> > to max(3, count(options)-1)? That is, when voting for a binary, I get
> > one vote, when voting on a choice of three items, I get two votes, and
> > for anything more than three choices, I get three votes?
> > I mean, realistically, one could give one vote to Austin and two votes
> > to Raleigh, but why bother?