Re: The Debian vote taking machinery (Very Long)
Jason Gunthorpe <email@example.com> writes:
> I do not think you will have time to complete and test a new vote
> infrastructure in time (we did this last time, it sucked).
Having implemented a production voting system myself,(*) I suspect
you're right; Murphy's Law definitely applies in full force. That
said, Manoj's system seems like a win in terms of maintainability, and
I wish him luck should he go through with it.
(*) For MIT's undergraduate student government, as a mod_perl script
under apache-ssl. It initially used a Berkeley DB backend, but
locking issues (what else? ;-)) led me to switch to a full-fledged
Aaron M. Ucko, KB1CJC (amu at alum.mit.edu, ucko at debian.org)
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