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Sender: "Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)" <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Fri, 5 May 2000 14:16:12 +1000
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Craig Carey wrote:
> At 11:25 04.05.00 -0800, wbiondi <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> |We stopped the voting because the results seemed skewed towards Ada.

Would they have been happy with 98% C, multiple votes or not.

> |According to our research, Ada should come in at
> |around 5-6%, not the 50% the poll was showing.

What research?
If they already know that, why are they doing the poll?
I guess they'll keep doing it until they get the answer they like.
Whatever answer they get on a web page poll is going to be a measure
of something other than language usage.