Voting Booth/Poll

Anderson Lizardo andersonlizardo at
Sat Oct 25 15:32:58 PDT 2003

Bill Maltby, LFS Organizational wrote:
> On Sat, 25 Oct 2003, Anderson Lizardo wrote:
> > Anderson Lizardo wrote:
> > > I will be testing the following standalone voting polls that I
> > > found on Freshmeat:
> > >
> > >
> >
> > I like gpoll. It's simple and flexible and is already XHTML 1.0
> > ready. Supports many kinds of database systems: PostgreSQL, mySQL,
> > Oracle, or Sybase. I've tested it locally, because it doesn't have
> > a on-line demo available. Gerard, can you setup a database for it,
> > so we can show it working on-line? Just add a database named
> > "gpoll" and a DB user "gpoll" (you can send me the password
> > privately) for it. It also needs a place to put the Perl scripts,
> > with execution permission (some kind of "cgi-bin" directory). BTW,
> > what DB system is currently available on the server?
> ><snip>
> Would this be suitable for something I suggested a short while ago?
> That is, I felt we had no firm way to assure that a pre-release had
> received adequate testing, from our POV, to determine if it was
> suitable for final release. I would like to see this sort of polling
> for the general user community to confirm the test teams' results.
> Oh! Might be good for them (test teams) too. Multiple architectures
> would be a plus I guess.

Can you give an example of how this polling would be? I'm afraid I did 
not understand your suggestion fully. Then I can say if our voting poll 
will serve for this purpose or not.

Anderson Lizardo

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