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

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 01 Jul 2009 14:13:18 +0200
Message-ID: <4A4B52DE.9090106@gmx.de>
To: Danny Ayers <danny.ayers@gmail.com>
CC: Giovanni Campagna <scampa.giovanni@gmail.com>, www-archive@w3.org
Danny Ayers wrote:
> 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.

+1

(couldn't resist)

BR, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 1 July 2009 12:14:05 GMT

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