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collective.polls (1.0.1)

by Olha Lehka last modified 2012-05-14
Released on 2012-05-08 by Simples Consultoria, Open Multimedia, Elio Schmutz, Érico Andrei, Silvestre Huens, Héctor Velarde, Rafahela Bazzanella, WebDesignerDepot (icon), Franco Pellegrini for Plone 4.1 under LGPL - GNU Lesser General Public License available for All platforms.
Software development stage: stable
A content type, workflow, and portlet for conducting online polls, for anonymous and logged-in users.


- Polls can be open for anonymous users to vote 
- Voting can take place in the object or in a voting portlet 
- The voting portlet shows automatically the latest open poll or a specific open poll 
- Users can see partial results of the poll 
- Results can be shown using a bar chart, a pie chart, or just by number of votes 
- Polls can have relations with other content in the site 

 Workflow description 

The workflow associated with polls has the following states: Private, Pending review, Open and Closed.  
- Polls are created in Private state; only Owner, Manager, Editor or Site Administrator roles can modify them 
- When a poll is Private it can be sent to Pending review or directly to Open, if the user has the proper role (Reviewer, Manager, Site Administrator) 
- When a poll is Pending review it can be edited by Manager, Editor, Reviewer or Site Administrator roles 
- A poll in Pending review can be sent to Open, with "Review portal content" permission, or to Private, with "Request review" permission 
- When the poll is Open, people can only vote; nobody can modify the poll in any way 
- An Open poll can be sent to Private or Closed state by Reviewer, Manager or Site Administrator roles 
- When an Open poll is sent to Private, all votes are removed to avoid data manipulation. 
- When a poll is Closed nobody can modify it, nor can anyone vote on it; there is no way to reopen a closed poll
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