Re: DEP-16 Confidential votes
>>>>> "Timo" == Timo Röhling <email@example.com> writes:
Timo> * Stéphane Glondu <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2021-04-16 17:12]:
>> I would be glad to help :-)
>>> With all that being said and having made my case, I am open for
>>> any reasonably secure solution (including Belenios) that we can
>>> agree on, and I will help implement it if I can.
>> And I am open to make changes in Belenios if needed.
Timo> I'd like to raise two questions for debate:
Timo> 1. Do we want to retain the ability to vote openly?
I thought you were focused on the voting mechanism not so much on the
constitutional changes. I think this question belongs to that
constitutional discussion. At least on debian-vote Russ and a number of
people argued that we should move entirely to secret votes. Since we
are acting as individuals, there's not really a need for votes to hold
Timo> 2. How much are we committed to the current process that works
Timo> exclusively via email?
Timo> Personally, I think that a structured HTML form is more
Timo> accessible for screen readers than pure text ballots, and you
Timo> can still make the web interface render nicely in a text
Timo> browser such as Lynx or w3m.
These days I think a web form is quite accessible, so I'm not sure
accessibility is a big factor either way.
I think the web will be more accessible for new developers.
We see frustrations with the voting tools fairly regularly.