Subject: Re: "Software Deficiency Futures"
From: "Stephen J. Turnbull" <turnbull@sk.tsukuba.ac.jp>
Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2006 22:38:03 +0900

>>>>> "Thomas" == Thomas Lord <lord@emf.net> writes:

    Thomas> Don:

    >> What if the bug tracking system and the prediction market were
    >> combined?

I like this!  I'm not sure it can be made to work, but getting third
parties involved does offer some hope of improving verifiability, and
some interesting possibilities for cross-subsidization.

    Thomas> It would be maliciously gamed unto death.

What kind of gaming do you have in mind?


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