Re: Vote for the Debian Project Leader Election 2005
On Tue, 5 Apr 2005 21:38:51 +0200, David Schmitt <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> On Tuesday 05 April 2005 19:29, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
>> On Mon, 4 Apr 2005 10:18:26 +0100, Matthew Garrett
>> email@example.com> said:
>> > If I sign three votes over the course of a day and then send them
>> > in reverse order, will the votes that were signed earlier be
>> > accepted even if they were sent later?
>> Sure. As far as devotee is concerned, the ordering when the ballots
>> were received is the only one that matters. Since email ordering
>> is not guaranteed, you may wish to wait for devotee's ack is you
>> are firing off multiple ballots.
> So any signed vote made public can be used to override any later
> decision by the voter in question by replaying the publicised mail
> and signature.
No, that would be stupid. This is why we have a guard against
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Manoj Srivastava <firstname.lastname@example.org> <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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