Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
No, the majority of people who have posted do not like it,
thats not the
whole community. Maybe you should do your research better.
It's probably a revelation to you but you do not have to poll
the entire community to find out if the majority of them don't
like something. This is called "sampling" The people who
have posted are a sample of the community. The vast majority
of this sample don't like it. Thus the majority of the community
doesen't like it. (those who hold opinions one way or another,
that is, and the opinion holders are the only ones that matter
in this particular issue)
I am well aware of what sampling means, your argument if flawed, you may
have the sample of the community that does not like it, the people who
do like it may not find it important enough to post about. Quite frankly
it is of no importance as the community were not the ones with a say
about it, the FreeBSD management were and they did.
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