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   Re: [xml-dev] Understanding Scaling - Critical for a Net-CentricVision

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On Sun, 22 May 2005, Rick Marshall wrote:

> roger
> the user critic isn't really scalable so much as a learning thing. users 
> start uneducated and as more of them attend the movie (or read the book etc) 
> the community "learns" to like or dislike. individuals may still diverge, but 
> the community opinion tends to a conclusion.

Or 'conclusions'. Double humps are not uncommon. Consider politics where 
voting patterns are clearly n-modal. Or songs that appear on _both_ '10 
best ever' and '10 worst ever' song lists.

"De gustibus non est disputandum"

Benjamin Franz


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