Re: First call for votes for the Lenny release GR
On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 5:14 AM, Steve Langasek <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Boycotting is unlikely to prevent all ballot options from reaching the
> quorum requirements, and given the inconsistent application of supermajority
> requirements by the secretary it is possible that the vote outcome, as
> determined by the secretary, will not match what the outcome would have been
> on the same ballot with consistent supermajority requirements.
> The only way to avoid this is by exercising your franchise and voting your
> preference. If that means voting FD first in your case, that's reasonable,
> but unless you're equally happy to see any of the proposed GRs pass, please
> take the time to understand and rank the other ballot options. Condorcet is
> a nice voting system, but it can't prevent undesired outcomes caused by
> voter apathy and low voter turnout.
I did plan to vote FD high on the ballot (rather than boycot the vote).