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Sender: "Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)" <[log in to unmask]>
From: "W. Wesley Groleau (Wes)" <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Mon, 11 Nov 1996 08:55:02 EST
In-Reply-To: <[log in to unmask]>; from "Paul D. Stachour" at Nov 10, 96 8:06 pm
Reply-To: "W. Wesley Groleau (Wes)" <[log in to unmask]>
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Paul D. Stachour <[log in to unmask]> says:
:> We tried.  But no matter how we weighted the criteria, or did the
:> evaluation, "M" kept "winning".  Eventually the group that had contracted
:> with us to do the evaluation said: "Forget it".  They went back and
:> did the work on system "L".
:>
:> Perhaps the "nay-sayers" are individuals who are like the group that
:> hired us to do the evaluation:  "They want their favorite to win."
:> And they get upset when an evaluation shows their favorite didn't.

You're right.  Even if the report is unbiased, if Ada wins people will
say it was biased.  And the decision-makers will still do what they want.

I hereby retract what I said about that still unnamed report.

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