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Re: Call for votes for the debian project leader election 2002

On Wed, Mar 27, 2002 at 12:06:10AM -0500, Ben Collins wrote:
> I just want to remind everyone about how this voting works under the
> hood. You are better off not leaving options blank, for the simple
> reason that leaving it blank means your vote does not count against that
> option (the things you vote for are not considered against the thing you
> left blank).
> One side affect of this is that if you only put a number next to one
> person's name, and leave the rest blank, your vote pretty much means
> nothing. If you want to select one person, and leave the rest equally,
> you could put a "1" for the person (or thing) you like, and mark the
> rest as "2". Which means the one option you like is more important than
> the rest, but the rest are not more important than each other.
> Yes, this is confusing. The only reason I understand it is because I've
> read the code and researched the concorde process in some detail.
Thats very strange.  So if I only consider one candidate vorthy of a
vote, and fill in just one square, my vote means nothing?  That dosent
seem right :)



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