Re: Voting

Russell is correct, and I think this system should work fine.  Having
said that, it's unlikely that many people would vote for 6 people from
the same company.  Also, the max currently stands at 4 people from one
company, not 3: we lowered the upper limit from 50% to 40%.


Russell Steinthal wrote:
> On Thu, 12 Oct 2000 11:20:12 +0300, Ali Abdin wrote:
> >When people actually start voting do they have to take into account the
> >different company affiliations or not?
> >
> >What I mean is, am I allowed to vote for 6 Eazel (or Red Hat, or
> >Helix Code) employees? or will the vote be disqualified (because it
> >doesn't respect the fact that we would have an unequal board)?
> >
> >I think this is an issue that needs to be addressed. Lets say for example
> >- the majority of people vote for 6 Eazel employees. According to the
> >current rules though, you would only take the top 3. But what if the next
> >person on the list has like 3 votes or something?
> As I understand the voting rules (as one of the people who will have
> to implement them), anyone is currently free to vote for an unequal
> board.  When the final ordered list of vote results is compiled, we
> will fill the board from the top of the list, and once a quota is
> reached for a company, simply skip all subsequent people affiliated
> with that company.  Effectively, there is an "election within an
> election" for each GNOME company to see who gets the permitted slots.
> If I'm misunderstanding the rules as we've agreed on them, I'm sure
> someone will quickly correct me. :)
> -Russell
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