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Re: DEP-16 Confidential votes

On 4/19/21 5:58 AM, Olek Wojnar wrote:
> Hi zigo,
> On Sun, Apr 18, 2021 at 6:16 PM Thomas Goirand <zigo@debian.org
> <mailto:zigo@debian.org>> wrote:
>     I'd be very much for leaving the decision of open/close to our
>     secretary, with most votes open, and the possibility for him to decide
>     when it should be closed. I trust Kurt to do the right thing whenever a
>     vote (like the RMS GR) needs to be closed. Otherwise, I very much prefer
>     if most votes were staying open.
> Note that the RMS GR was, in fact, open. :)
> I respect Kurt's interpretation of the constitution and the reluctance
> to single-handedly interpret vague sections. I personally believe that
> "lists all the votes cast" (4.2.3) should be interpreted to mean "lists
> by hash" or another non-personally-identifying means. Perhaps that will
> need to be clarified in the constitution, one way or the other, in the
> future. My point is that Kurt's interpretation (as I understand it) is
> that all non-DPL votes are open. So I don't believe that Kurt would ever
> make the decision to have a confidential non-DPL vote. Kurt: please
> correct me if I misunderstand you!
> -Olek

Yes, I agree with you. Thought my proposal was to change that fact (ie:
change the constitution) so we can give more power to Kurt.


Thomas Goirand (zigo)

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