On Fri, Mar 28, 2014 at 03:20:19PM +0000, Steve McIntyre wrote: > On Fri, Mar 28, 2014 at 01:56:50PM +0000, Lars Wirzenius wrote: > >That said, I am in favour of keeping the existing voting period. All > >the energetic parts of the DPL election process mostly cease by the > >time the discussion period ends, so a longer voting period doesn't > >cause us to spend more effort on the DPL election. The only benefit > >from shortening the voting period would be to reduce load on > >www.debian.org from people who keep refreshing the results page to see > >if the results are known yet. > Thanks - that matches my own thinking, but better articulated. :-) If anything opening the voting period sooner (so it overlaps with campaigning) might be helpful; with the ability to vote repeatedly people can always change their minds if they like. I'm not sure it's worth the effort though.
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