Re: Call for votes for the Condorcet/Clone proot SSD voting methodsGR
On Fri, 20 Jun 2003 22:25:59 +1000, Hamish Moffatt <email@example.com> said:
>> I am pretty sure I do not want people who can't even spend a
>> modicum of effort to learn about the issues at hand to have any
>> influence on how things are done -- we are supposed to be the
> How much effort do you consider reasonable?
Whatever it takes to get an understanding of the topic you
profess to be interested in.
> Do you want me to read the whole discussion of the last year? Not
If that is what it takes. Or reading the election methods
website. This is not a test. You do however much reading it takes to
get comfortable with the ideas presented.
> that interested, sorry.
As aj said, no one is holding a gun to your head to make you vote.
> Frankly all I wanted was to be involved in an important Debian
And getting informed comes at a price. Some things are
complicated, and with reason.
> and couldn't find readily accessible information until I
> asked for it. (Accessible meaning concise, not just easy to find at
If you are willing to unreservedly accept someone elses
opinion and summary (and a single persons at that, with no opposition
viewpoint) I do not understand why you could not just take the
sponsors voews that it was a good thing.
Reading an executive summary is not getting informed.
> It seems that you think anyone who hasn't followed the discussion
> for the past year doesn't deserve a vote.
No. Anyone who does not have a clue about what is going on
does not deserve a say in the decision.
> I guess my comments had some effect given that you added that URL to
> the final CFV.
I cringe at the thought that you consider an one person
executive summary adequate information to actually vote on this
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