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Re: Results for General Resolution: Altering package upload rules

"cobaco (aka Bart Cornelis)" <cobaco@skolelinux.no> writes:

> On Friday 23 March 2007, Ben Finney wrote:
> > If it's not counted, why is it counted (i.e. appearing in the
> > count of votes)?
> AIUI your confusing 2 different counts:
> - the count of "# valid votes made"
> - the count of "# valid votes taken into account", which is only the last
>   valid vote for every developer.
> if there's people who changed their vote, only their last vote is
> counted to determine the outcome of the resolution, but they still
> made 2 votes (or more if they changed their minds more then once

Exactly. So, why does the vote result show a number of votes which has
no relevance to the number of votes that actually affected the result?

In other words, why is the unqualified "number of votes" in the report
not the obvious "number of votes that actually affected the result"?

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Ben Finney

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