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Bug#727708: call for votes on default Linux init system for jessie


Steve Langasek:
> "Obvious", but wrong.  We use Condorcet to enable fully expressing our
> preferences among all the ballot options, not just our first-choice
> preference.  The chair using a casting vote between two tied options (or
> three, which is the problematic case) is expressing a preference for one
> over the other; if such a preference exists, the non-strategic vote is to
> express this same preference in the original ballot.
The chair might desire to use their casting vote to select the more popular |
less controversial | more- (or less-)vocally-supported option, as opposed
to their personal opinion | preference.

> The *only* use of a casting vote that is different from the original ballot
> is a strategic one, and we should never allow this.

I disagree.

-- Matthias Urlichs

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