Re: changed charter, new elections proposal

On Thu, Sep 28, 2000 at 09:07:57PM -0700, Bart Decrem wrote:
> Good point.  How do other people feel about

  the same :-)

> 1- posting daily interim voting results.  The advantage is that it allows
> subsequent voters to tweak their votes in order to achieve a more balanced board.
> The disadvantage is described by Phil below;
> 2- keeping the mailing list archives closed while the election is running.  We can
> easily disable the archives and provide access to it at the end of the elections
> if people prefer that.

  Definitely 2 ... then since the archive will be public at the end:
    - anybody will be able to check the archive content against
    - anybody will be able to double check the results using the

This seems the best until now. At W3C we have such email voting 
where the votes are immediately public:
   - cons: there is a "follower" effect, if someone well know voted
           other may tend to vote accordingly to this vote
   - pros: when there isn't that many enthusiam among the voters,
           having votes publics sometimes allow to get more votes
	   it's a side effect of the "follower" effect


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