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Re: +1 and argumentation style (was Re: Things in HTML that I disagree with (Was: evidence of harm))

From: Danny Ayers <danny.ayers@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 1 Jul 2009 14:04:35 +0200
Message-ID: <1f2ed5cd0907010504y6abb747fp669e1bb2e7b09b4e@mail.gmail.com>
To: Giovanni Campagna <scampa.giovanni@gmail.com>
Cc: www-archive@w3.org
2009/7/1 Giovanni Campagna <scampa.giovanni@gmail.com>:
> 2009/7/1 Danny Ayers <danny.ayers@gmail.com>:
>> 2009/7/1 Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>:
>>
>>> Assuming that decisions are made based on technical grounds and not based
>>> on popularity votes, it shouldn't matter whether a position has one person
>>> supporting it or fifteen -- the stronger position should win, regardless
>>> of the number of supporters.
>>
>> Couldn't have said it better myself.
>
> Isn't that a long form of "+1"?

Absolutely :-)

Sorry to be a little trollish, but I do think there is value in +1s
beyond polling. If I see a +1 to an opinion, and I trust the +1er's
opinion on related matters, I am more likely to trust the +1'd
opinion.

Cheers,
Danny.



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