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Re: Call for votes for "GR: Re-affirm support to the Debian Project Leader"

On Mon, 9 Oct 2006 07:57:51 +0200, Matthias Urlichs <smurf@smurf.noris.de> said: 

> Hi, Thomas Bushnell BSG:
>> > Okay... now what the hell should happen if these ballots both
>> > succeed?
>> We would know that Debian developers are insane.  The ballots
>> cannot both succeed unless sufficient people vote to Re-affirm the
>> DPL *and* vote to recall him.

> That assertion holds only if everybody who votes does so on both
> ballots. Our quorum is less than 50 people -- thus, we could hold 20
> valid elections with entirely disjoint sets of participants, neither
> of whom would be insane by that metric.

> Doing those 20 elections would of course be somewhat insane, but the
> conceptual difference between 1 and 2 is larger than between 2 and
> 20.  IMHO.

> Yes I know: it's still rather unlikely fo the votes to get that
> result, but that's not my point.

        If the level of apathy has reached these hights, we have more
 problems than just this inconsistent resolution.

 yes, I know apathy is the current fad
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