[RC5] Poll Results to date

Dan Hrabarchuk danh at firstwest.com
Wed Mar 18 13:50:38 EST 1998

1. No
2. No
3. No
4. No

-----Original Message-----
From: Chris Eaton <tridus at inforamp.net>
To: rc5 at llamas.net <rc5 at llamas.net>
Date: Wednesday, March 18, 1998 11:05 AM
Subject: [RC5] Poll Results to date

>Thanks to everyone who has sent me responses so far. Just in case people
>are wondering how this works, I'm simply adding up all the results in Excel
>and calculating percentages from there (I'm too lazy to do it by hand... :)
>). All the voting EMails are being saved in a special mailbox so I can go
>back and count them again in case I loose the data for some reason. Any
>answers that aren't a clearcut yes or no (it depends doesn't work), I'm
>asking the voter for clarification on, and all those blank "lotteries are a
>bad idea" emails to the list are being ignored completely.
>So with all that in mind, I'm wondering where the supporters of the lottery
>disappeared to... Pending a few clarifications, things currently stand like
>1. "Do you think it is a good idea for Distributed.Net to ask for
>from its users in order to have a larger prize for the eveuntal winner of
>No: 100%
>2. "If such contributions were required to participate, would you
>in Rc5-64?"
>No: 100%
>3. "If such contributions were optional, but required to have a chance at
>winning the larger prize, would you pay a contribution of $1 US?" ($1.41
>Canadian, 128 Yen, you get the idea..),
>No: 100% (altho I sent out asking for clarification on one response)
>4. "Do you think that a larger prize for the winner would boost membership
>Distributed.Net contests?"
>Yes: 33%
>No: 67%
>(again, I asked for clarification on on response for this one)
>I'm still taking votes most happily, so anyone who has not voted yet please
>feel free to EMail me with your responses to those 4 questions.
>"In the end, I wonder if one of the most important steps on our journey is
>the one in which we throw away the map. In jettisoning the grinds and
>brambles of our own preconceptions, perhaps we are better able to find the
>real secrets of each place; to remember that we are all extensions of our
>collective history."
>- Loreena McKennitt: The Book Of Secrets
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