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Re: Final call for votes: GR: Project membership procedures

On Fri, Dec 12, 2008 at 11:59:37PM +0900, Charles Plessy wrote:
>Le Fri, Dec 12, 2008 at 02:52:01PM +0000, Steve McIntyre a écrit :
>> On Fri, Dec 12, 2008 at 09:05:54PM +0900, Charles Plessy wrote:
>> >Le Fri, Dec 12, 2008 at 11:57:06AM +0000, Neil McGovern a écrit :
>> >> With approximately 60 hours remaining, 142 people have voted, out of a
>> >> potential 1018. This is somewhat of an record for low participation.
>> >
>> >Hi all,
>> >
>> >I have nothing against a voting period lasting the standard two weeks.
>> That's all very well, but I'm afraid it has little relevance.
>No sarcasms please:

There was no sarcasm there. The DPL was asked about shortening the
voting period, and I said yes. As specified in the constitution.

>you were asked in private to shorten the discussion period, where
>nothing happened for two weeks, and you did nothing. We all have our
>share of errors during this conflict on the membership rules.

I was hoping that we would be able to resolve things here without
wasting effort on a formal vote, so I did not ask the secretary to
bring the vote forward.

As we've now been forced to vote, I would like us to get it over and
done with as quickly as possible so we can move on to more important

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
< sladen> I actually stayed in a hotel and arrived to find a post-it
          note stuck to the mini-bar saying "Paul: This fridge and
          fittings are the correct way around and do not need altering"

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