Re: DIS: Score Voting

2019-05-25 Thread James Cook
On Sat, 25 May 2019 at 22:20, Bernie Brackett wrote: > it feels like there's a discussion going on involving what exactly single > transferable vote means, so I feel like I should bring up that Score Voting > has mathematically been proven to be better. Is there any reason not to > switch to it?

Re: DIS: Ruleset history error

2019-05-25 Thread Reuben Staley
Thank you for pointing that out. It is through the due diligence of the players of Agora Nomic that what I report is even remotely accurate. -- Trigon On Sat, May 25, 2019, 15:52 omd wrote: > Just a quick note - > > The FLR credits Proposal 7778 (in various places) as: > > Amended(21) by P7778

DIS: Score Voting

2019-05-25 Thread Bernie Brackett
it feels like there's a discussion going on involving what exactly single transferable vote means, so I feel like I should bring up that Score Voting has mathematically been proven to be better. Is there any reason not to switch to it?

DIS: Ruleset history error

2019-05-25 Thread omd
Just a quick note - The FLR credits Proposal 7778 (in various places) as: Amended(21) by P7778 'Instant Runoff Improved' (Alexis), 14 Aug 2014 But in fact I submitted it: https://mailman.agoranomic.org/cgi-bin/mailman/private/agora-business/2015-July/033799.html And it was actually adopted on

Re: DIS: [Draft] Refactoring IRV

2019-05-25 Thread ais...@alumni.bham.ac.uk
On Sat, 2019-05-25 at 21:24 +, James Cook wrote: > I couldn't resist making my own attempt. It's a lot wordier than > yours, unfortunately, but it addresses these points and omd's first > point. Maybe there's some middle ground that's less wordy. > > 2. For an instant runoff decision, the

Re: DIS: [Draft] Refactoring IRV

2019-05-25 Thread James Cook
> I intend to propose the following change to rule 955, in place of the current > definition of IRV: > > > The outcome of an Instant Runoff decision is: > > > > a. If a single option has the absolute majority of valid ballots specifying > > it as the first entry on the list, then the outcome is