KOM 2000 Query Guide
The KOM 2000 query facility provides
tools which allows you to post simple queries and invite people to respond
by e-mail. They get their loginid by e-mail, and need just click on
a link to get to the query page. Queries can be almost arbitrary HTML
forms, and you still do not need to do any CGI programming to tally
the results. Participants can change their response whenever they want,
the latest one is tallied.
This guide is also available in PDF format for printing as a single,
Particular facilities are:
A tool where you list a number of alternatives, respondents
indicate how they like the alternatives on a scale from very bad to
Any HTML forms:
A tool where you can create a HTML form with a web editor
like Dreamweaver, Frontpage or Golive. You do not have to write any
server side script to count the responses.
Secret or non-secret queries:
A tool where you can choose to define a query so that
the names of the respondents are shown (non-secret query) or only summaries
of results are shown (secret query).
Anyone can answer.
Only people with a loginid and a password can answer. KOM will automatically
send an e-mail to each respondent with their login id and password.
Respondents can change their previous responses, the results will always
show the latest summary of opinions.
Why are queries needed in e-mail groups such as standards
working groups, and how should such a query facility be designed?
Start a New Query
A simple guide on how to create a new query, and invite
people to participate by e-mail.
to Respond to a Query
A simple guide on how you can respond to a query.
KOM 2000 is a forum and chat software developed by KTH
Technical University, Stockholm, Sweden. You can use the Query facility
without learning of the other facilities of KOM 2000.
An example of the result of a simple query with added
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SZTAKI Voting and Survey