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Re: Reasons for downvoting

by davorg (Chancellor)
on May 29, 2001 at 18:25 UTC ( #83941=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Reasons for downvoting

The overriding principle that I use when voting on nodes is to see the Monastery as a respository of knowledge. Each node in the Monastery has a reputation which measures how useful and accurate the information in it is. I therefore vote up nodes that make useful points and demonstrate interesting methods. I vote down nodes that contain bad advice. Sometime, if someone else has already made the point then I won't explain my down-vote.

A side effect of this policy is that I am quite happy to vote up or down Anonymous posts as they are just as likely to contain good or bad advice.

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