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 <firstname.lastname@example.org> <xmpp:email@example.com> OpenPGP FP: 4135 2A3B 4726 ACC5 9094 0097 F0A9 8A4C 4CD6 E3D2
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