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Re: DEP-16 Confidential votes

>>>>> "Timo" == Timo Röhling <timo@gaussglocke.de> writes:

    Timo> * Pierre-Elliott Bécue <peb@debian.org> [2021-04-13 11:19]:
    >> I would rather not reserve any DEP for this right now. We
    >> actually don't really know if any space for DEP text regarding
    >> secret voting will be left out. The voting procedure is
    >> historically described extensively in the Constitution, and no
    >> DEP will be able to override that.
    Timo> I was under the impression that DEPs are intended as a general
    Timo> way to discuss improvements for Debian in a somewhat
    Timo> formalized context, regardless how this is implemented
    Timo> eventually. Also, I want to clarify that the current protocol
    Timo> with hash pseudonyms for secret voting in DPL elections is not
    Timo> in the Constitution either, and my proposal only concerns that
    Timo> technical detail, not the voting system itself or the
    Timo> political side whether or not a secret vote should be held.

I think a DEP is a fine thing to use if you like that.
Honestly, I'd just stick a page in your salsa, but there's nothing wrong
with a DEP if that's what you want to use.

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