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[Comments] (2) Give Me A Graph With Hair: I redid my graph to do a side-by-side comparison of Yahoo's and Google's allegations as to the relative popularity of Creative Commons licenses (and to get rid of a license which I somehow had in there twice).

The two engines give pretty similar pictures, except that Yahoo says public domain usage and the "Attribution" license are much less popular. Note the following:

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Posted by Jarno Virtanen at Wed May 26 2004 00:20

If Edward Tufte were dead, he would turn in his grave because of your pie charts! Really, although pie charts look nice, they don't quite fit for their purpose.

I have absolutely nothing to say about licenses, though!

Posted by Leonard at Wed May 26 2004 00:47

I actually think pie charts are useful for my problem, because they let me visualize the problem as "how many of the wedges of the chart do I have to accept as radio button options before I've taken care of the vast majority of cases?"

Anyhow, I think this is all the pie charts I will do for a while. :)


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