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Re: New name: Call for opinions

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On Tue, Sep 23, 2008 at 08:57:51AM +0200, Andreas Tille wrote:
> On Mon, 22 Sep 2008, Holger Levsen wrote:
>> What voting method do you have in mind? Who can vote? Where will the 
>> vote be announced?
> Well, we have this condorcet voting mechanism in Debian - I see no 
> reason to derive from this.  IMHO this list + the lists of each 
> existing project seems apropriate.  IMHO readers of the list are 
> interested voters (yes, there is an option that you buy a gang of 
> people who subscribe to the list and promote your favourite name - but 
> I guess this will not really happen). Votting mails should be signed 
> by a valid key.

So in your opinion participants in the vote is readers of this and 
related lists that is part of the Debian ring of trust?

> Please understand me right: I would *really* like to avoid the effort 
> of voting but do you see any other chance to find a consensus.

You probably meant "decision" or "solution" as final word above.

Consensus and democratic voting is *different* methods to reach a 

(and until you brought up the issue of voting I actually believed that 
you wanted to avoid that and instead take the needed time to reach 
consensus by open debate instead)

  - Jonas

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