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Old 01-04-2021, 02:49 AM   #16
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The polls are closed and the results are in. We once again had some extremely close races (including 2 ties) and the large number of new categories this year certainly kept things interesting. Congratulations to each and every nominee. The official results:



If you have any questions or suggestions on how we can improve the MCA's next year, do let us know. Visit https://www.linuxquestions.org/quest...ce-awards-129/ to view the individual polls, which contain the complete results. Visit http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/2019mca.php for a visual representation of each category on a single page.
Yeah Ubuntu is really nice product I voted
https://www.pingdom.com/blog/linux-p...oss-the-globe/
See this article about Ubuntu's popularity

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Old 03-24-2021, 06:48 PM   #17
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With these polls having existed for years, I'm sure this has been said before and I just haven't seen it. But I question the usefulness of declaring a winner (referring to Ubuntu) with 15.68 percent. Were it left to me, I would say it's in the spirit of free, open-source software and of libertarianism to acknowledge that the votes in that category were too diverse to allow a clear winner. Because to create a majoritarian or even large pluralitarian winner, you would need the distros or other contestants to outcompete and eliminate some of the others. Free software doesn't do that.

But I suppose everyone knows that after so many years of polls, and that would be why this thread has moderate response after more than a month.

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Old 03-24-2021, 07:18 PM   #18
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But I question the usefulness of declaring a winner
I count the "winner" as a technicality, but the poll as a useful look at how many users each option has.
 
  


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