Re: [Shutup] [ietf-smtp] Proposed Charter for the "SMTP Headers Unhealthy To User Privacy" WG (fwd)

"Robert A. Rosenberg" <hal9001@panix.com> Fri, 04 December 2015 04:24 UTC

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At 22:58 -0500 on 12/02/2015, Chris Lewis wrote about Re: [ietf-smtp] 
[Shutup] Proposed Charter for the "SMTP Hea:

>Trying to "measure" the result of training is usually futile, 
>because correctly posing the questions, and getting useful answers 
>is equally complicated and fraught with definitional/terminology 
>problems.  I groan whenever these surveys are published, because the 
>questions are badly crafted, the answers irrelevant, the 
>interpretation is completely out to lunch, and the media scrambles 
>it unrecognizeably

Then there is the issue of "Push Polls" were the questions and/or 
responses to select from are deliberately designed to insure that you 
get the desired results you want since it is impossible to get any 
other result.