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Re: Proposal: Enhance requirements for General resolutions

On Saturday 21 March 2009 13:00:01 Joerg Jaspert wrote:
> > There are some that do not take part in the discussions but vote, there
> > are those who do not even follow debian-vote because they do not feel
> > it is worth the effort, and those that are simply not active at all. I
> > do not have the numbers right now, but IIRC we have had an average of
> > 300 to 400 votes in the most controversial disputes recently. In other
> > words, considering the seconds requirement from the 1000-something DDs
> > we count formally is fiction, when less than half of them actually
> > participate in the decision process.
> There is nothing else that good to use. *I* wouldnt want to write
> something like "take the amount of voters for the latest GR/DPL election
> to calculate Q". That would be sick. And using the official DD count
> does work for all the other parts too, so I see no reason to define
> something special now, in fear of "people wont vote".

If we think Q or 2Q is too high, someone could propose requiring floor(Q/2) 
or floor(Q/4). I think Q is still a good reference point.

Wesley J. Landaker <wjl@icecavern.net> <xmpp:wjl@icecavern.net>
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