Re: What your ballot should look like if you're in favor of releasing sarge
On Thu, Jun 24, 2004 at 02:19:31PM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> >> > The current vote will determine what the majority of voters
> >> > think. Hopefully that will be the end of it.
> >> Not likely. The last vote determined what 3/4 of the voters
> >> thought, and people weren't willing to let that be the end of it.
> > Uh, no, how many times and how many people will have to say that the
> > title and description were suboptimal (to put it mildly) before you
> > are convinced that the ballot didn't actually match what many voters
> > thought?
> And how many times do people have to tell you that people too
> lazy or apathetic to read emails sent to them thrice should not be
> expected to have a say in the decisions that are made? No matter how
> suboptimal the subject was, the full text of the GR was delivered
> to you thrice. It was all there on the debian web site.
I very well read the full text, but I couldn't find anything wrong with it.
A post res interpretation of it was where it all went wrong, but nobody told
us that we should be voting with that in mind.
It's perfectly fine to expect that voters acquaint themselves with the
content of a vote and its consequences, but you can't blame them for not
knowing consequences that nobody ever even mentioned to them, not even
2. That which causes joy or happiness.