Re: Wow, we're famous, was WG Review: Effective Terminology in IETF Documents (term)

Keith Moore <moore@network-heretics.com> Mon, 19 April 2021 15:18 UTC

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Subject: Re: Wow, we're famous, was WG Review: Effective Terminology in IETF Documents (term)
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From: Keith Moore <moore@network-heretics.com>
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On 4/19/21 10:31 AM, Masataka Ohta wrote:

> > The sample is too small and not
> > representative of the US population.
>
> "too small"?
>
> You lack expertise in statistics.
That is undoubtedly true.   And yet, the sample of NYT comments is still 
far too small to represent the US population.
> In this case of so obvious lack of support for TERM, sample size
> of 100 is enough as the proof regardless of US population, even
> when there is some bias to choose representatives.

I wasn't addressing TERM.   But I think it's fair to say that several 
IETF participants regard TERM as problematic at least.

Keith