[EM] Martin Harper did not provide a definition of the function he knew was P

Craig Carey research at ijs.co.nz
Fri Apr 13 13:56:02 PDT 2001

At 2001-04-12 19:09 +0100 Thursday, Martin Harper wrote:
 >I was going to write a longer reply, but this seems to be the crux of the
 >Craig wrote:
 >> The test [for the power of a vote] is clearly stated but it does not 
apply to
 >> methods outside of the topic of preferential voting (i.e. checkbox methods,
 >> e.g. the ASVB sub-vote Variant Block Vote voting method. I call it 
 >Now, previously you stated that Approval wasn't a preferential voting method,
 >right? So the test doesn't apply to Approval, right? Great! So why exactly
 >were we
 >discussing whether Approval passes or fails the test? :-/
 >What have I missed? Something important clearly...

I decline to answer. I am quitting. This list has subscribers that appear
to be very stupid.

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