[EM] Testing 1 2 3

Bart Ingles bartman at netgate.net
Fri Jan 2 19:36:02 PST 2004

It was just pointed out that I used the term "cardinal utilities", where
I should have used either "cardinal preferences" or "utilities".


Bart Ingles wrote:
> > Dgamble997 at aol.com wrote:
> >
> > > In strategic voting whether A>B voters approve A or A and B
> > > depends on how the voters respond to the information in an opinion
> > > poll using strategy A.
> One other minor point: strategic voting involving opinion polls depends
> on BOTH strategic information about the other voters' behavior, AND
> one's own cardinal utilities.  About the only time utilities would be
> irrelevant is if you were the last to vote, and you knew how all the
> others have voted.  This would not be the case with opinion polls.

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