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Re^4: When I see a poll

by wolfger (Deacon)
on Aug 11, 2005 at 14:31 UTC ( #482975=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: When I see a poll
in thread When I see a poll

The random choice is horribly underrepresented in the results.

First off, I think you mean *over*represented, since nearly 1/4th the people picked it.
Secondly, you are assuming that 100% are voting randomly. If we assume that 1/8th of the random voters picked "random", then the majority of the "random" votes probably came from people who "pick an answer and vote for another". :-)

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[Corion]: ambrus: AnyEvent(::HTTP) doesn't integrate well with Prima, that's my main problem
[Corion]: There is a weirdo shim because there is a POE integration for Prima, and if you use that, you can use the POE adapter of AnyEvent. What I'd want is something transport agnostic that parses HTTP or produces HTTP output, so that the communication with ...
[Corion]: ... the socket is done by my code. Ideally that module would not be based on callbacks ;)
[Corion]: Basically, something that decouples the HTTP parsing (+ determining whether to redirect, etc) from the IO

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