Release Notes: A problem with the findCycles subroutine has been fixed. The $CGI_in variable is set in the script to enable execution via an HTML form. A sample HTML form is included. The --HTML_out command outputs HTML. The --show_TBR command displays the TieBreak Rank file contents. The Graph module is included in the lib subdirectory.
Release Notes: Graph module version 0.20105 is now used. A failure to reset ignore attributes after RP was corrected, which could impact the CSSD result. Other minor bugfixes were made. Only those drops that contribute to selecting the winner(s) are now included in the dropping cost. Single --verbose now displays round results and branching information. The activity bar is turned off if the --verbose command is utilized.
Release Notes: SSD was converted to Cloneproof SSD (CSSD). Various options were added, including --nountierank_margins for skipping margin pair ranking tiebreaker, --noTBR_tiebreak, which skips the winner tiebreaker, --nountierank_TBR, which skips the pair ranking tiebreaker, and --majority_first and --majority_approval commands that declare majority first and majority approval winners after the initial beats all. The --eachround_tiebreak option executes the option winner tiebreakers every round that has a tie. A ballot2tally.pl script that creates TieBreak Rank (TBR) files was included.
Release Notes: A couple of bugs were corrected in ballot2tally.pl, including one that could corrupt the results.
Release Notes: This release includes --zero_equalrank and --zero_nonvotes commands for the ballot2tally.pl script.
Release Notes: This release corrects a problem with ballot2tally.pl nonvoted pair tallys and with nonvoted pair total output files. --nonvoted_last and --approval_bonus commands have been added to ballot2tally.pl.
Release Notes: Commands were added to disable the Borda plus approval count total tiebreaker, display an activity profile during execution, and verify that ballots are valid approval ballots. Example Linux shell scripts were included along with a makefile for installation, a Windows install wizard, and a script for copying modules into the ballot2tally.pl script.
Release Notes: The --MDC_only option computes Minimum Dropping Cost contest winner(s). The --show_pairs option displays option pairs and strength of wins sorted by strength of win. The Perl module Text::FormatTable is required for --show options.