Re: Final call for votes for the debian project leader election 2008
Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> On Sun, 13 Apr 2008 22:58:34 +0200, Luk Claes <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
>> You can express your opinions on this list without any problem, though
>> your opinion should not be expressed in an official reminder to vote
> Why not? I hold these opinions about the processes I am
> following as a secretary while wearing my hat as a secretary. I have
> held opinions about the state of the vote for almost every vote held,
> and every non-initial CFV has had a paragraph detailing the state of
> the vote, and what I felt about it.
> Just because I am wearing an official hat does not mean I can't
> have or express _any_ opinion.
>> as that can be interpreted as influencing the vote.
> This I consider silly. Thinking that the shorter voting period
> might have influenced participation somehow skews the vote for the DPL?
> Dow sending the CFV 24 minutes after the hour also skew the votes? Or
> sending the CFV when the influence of mars is rising in the house of
> Jupiter somehow tell people who to vote for?
No, mentioning your opinion about the length of the vote in the call for
votes can influence how people vote...
>> In some institutes you would be fired as Secretary for doing that...
> Thank the Lord I do not belong to any such institute. On the
> other hand, if you feel like firing me, feel free to proceed.
I didn't think it was worth mentioning, though you acting as if it's a
normal thing to do provoked me to make you aware of it...