On Mon, Apr 14, 2008 at 09:39:11AM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote: > I do not consider that remark a mistake; I do not consider it > inappropriate, and I do not believe that officers are supposed to be > robotically bland even in their official comments. The comment was > made about a process that is directly related to the duties of the > office; it did not prejudice the current vote, and it reflects my > opinion on what I consider a regression in the voting process. [..] > As it stands, even my opinion that the shortening of the voting > period affected turnout could be wrong: sheesh, it is just an > opinion. Arguably, there are other factors that could explain the > discrepancy; though joeyh's analysis (which is the way you convince ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ > people, BTW) does not contradict my feelings. ^^^^^^^^^^^ This is precisely the point. Putting your opinion in a mail you send as secretary isn't going to convince anyone either. You've put the ways to convince people in your mail; reasoned posts to planet or lists for instance and you talked about GRs. If you want to change it back, start a debate and then a GR. -- ,--huggie-at-earth-dot-li--------stuff-thing-stuff----------DF5CE2B4--. _| '<blitz> huggie: je sais je suis nulle...mais je suis très tetue |_ | alors ça compense :)' #parinux | `-------------------- http://www.earth.li/~huggie/ -------------------'
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