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Re: Third call for votes for the debian project leader election 2006


On Mon, Apr 03, 2006 at 05:10:16PM +1000, Helen Faulkner wrote:
> Kevin Mark wrote:
> > On Mon, Apr 03, 2006 at 02:55:37AM -0400, Kevin Mark wrote:
> > <snip>
> > It just dawned upon me that it would be great to have unofficial votes
> > by non-debian-developers as a way to gage the broader debian communites
> > reponse to things. If debian is committed to its end users, a vote which
> > shows their views would be a way to gage it. I am aware that there are
> > things that should not be designed by a community where techical
> > or security decisions are concerned but it would be a great feedback
> > tool to see if folks think that debian is moving in a good directions.
> Actually, I think that's a really interesting idea.  I wonder what the
> difference would be in the voting choices of Debian developers compared with
> Debian contributers who aren't developers, compared with Debian users.

> Would it be technically feasible to set up a parallel voting process for
> non-developers, to get an idea of to what extent the DD vote matches the wider
> vote?  How would we ensure, within reason, that people couldn't rig the system
> too badly?

With a parallel voting system like this one? http://www.demexp.org/
(still in development)

Best regards,
Frederic Lehobey

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