On DART, the "winner selection" system is superior to the "four points" system.
The debate is finished. The distribution of the voting points and the winner are presented below.
After 1 vote and with 1 point ahead, the winner is...
- Publication date
- Last updated date
- Number of rounds
- Time for argument
- Two days
- Max argument characters
- Voting period
- One month
- Point system
- Winner selection
- Voting system
Superior in terms of what? Accuracy and reliability when deciding the winner. Quality of votes. So on and so forth.
Voters must be delighted by performance in four specific area points: argument, sourcing, spelling & grammar, and conduct. That exemplifies delight.
Fauxlaw says:supports my claim that the precision of seven separate point values that a voter can award to debate arguments, sources, spelling & grammar, and conduct is a far more accurate, reliable, qualified, and thus superior award than a mere win, or denial of those points to lose a debate
One need merely read through the Dart Voting Policy recommendations on voting with the four-point system to realize the simplicity of addressing each of the four points to determine whether Pro or Con has the superior use of these points.
Explain, on balance, how each debater's sources impact the debateDirectly evaluate at least one source in particular cited in the debate and explain how it either bolstered or weakened the argument it was used to supportMust explain how and why one debater's use of sources overall was superior to the other's
Give specific examples of S&G errorsExplain how these errors were excessiveCompare each debater's S&G from the debate
any debate can be challenged by anyone eligible to vote by reported appeal to the Mods in order to address perceived bad votes.
while “argument” is mentioned eight times, “source” is not mentioned at all.
a separate environment [and not arbitrary] than real life