On Fri, 28 Sep 2007, Andrew Plotkin wrote:
Oh, no; listing them in ranked order (even allowing ties) is much, much
easier. But from a conceptual standpoint, the two are equivalent.
Actually, the square (half-square) table is more powerful. It lets you
express subtleties of preference that the ranked order (with ties) does
...it is? I don't see how. (Unless you're putting something other than
+1/-1 in each box?)
But it's much too confusing to be worthwhile.
That I agree on. Ranked order is hard enough!