Archives June 29, 2004

Why minority parties want proportional representation (For those who are curious)

The Greens do appear to have more than enough support for funding in the next election (4%). To put that into perspective, that's something like 12 seats worth of the popular vote, but not a single actual seat obtained.

Party
% of Seats
% of Vote
Liberal
44%
37%
Conservative
32%
30%
Bloq
18%
12%
NDP ...

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For those too lazy to read Canadian newspapers (Liberals are back in power, but with a minority government...)


Looks like Canada will be governed by an unofficial coalition of left-leaning parties, with the Liberals (centre-left) and NDP (left, but lately deeply into crack) making up the most commonly aligned voting blocks (though the Bloq Quebequois is quite similar to the NDP in many ways (save that they want to split Quebec out of ...

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I love to slog (Nothing better...)


Think I've finally got the ping scanner behaving properly. Now working on UI issues. First was cleaning up the error-log view to make the error tracebacks a little more pleasantly formatted. Second is testing the node-range mapping import. It seems to be working fine still, but it's linked to network-object views being the ...

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