[Theforum] Re: VotingReqs

.jeff jeff at members.evolt.org
Mon Feb 4 13:08:16 CST 2002


> From: A. Erickson
> > amanda wrote:
> > > I see public polling happening on w.e.o and in such
> > > a manner that *anyone* could participate whether or
> > > not they are logged in or even have a user/login.
> Matt responded:
> > Damn! As Michele can attest, I was hoping no one would
> > ask for anonymous polling. *that* makes it harder to
> > keep the same architecture, as currently each vote is
> > related to a userid. personally, i'd like to keep it
> > to logged-in users anyways, as that would help enforce
> > a one-vote-per-user restriction.
> Ah. See I didn't realize that. And, at this point I am
> most interested in getting the voting app working and
> workable and leaving the vagaries of the polling app for
> later.

anonymous polling is pointless and therefore doesn't need to be part of the

> Cool. And, just in case anyone had a doubt -- the
> results of the vote would be available immediately
> after the closing deadline. I would think that anyone
> with access to a.e.o could view the results. (Is that a
> sticking point with anyone or am I being redundant?)

a.e.o. will not be involved with this application whatsoever.  to get the
most use out of it, this application should be built entirely within w.e.o.



jeff at members.evolt.org

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