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Re: Secret ballot and RMS Resolution

On Thu, Apr 01, 2021 at 05:00:47PM +0200, Kurt Roeckx wrote:
> The constitution says:
>     3. Votes are taken by the Project Secretary. Votes, tallies, and
>        results are not revealed during the voting period; after the vote
>        the Project Secretary lists all the votes cast. The voting period
>        is 2 weeks, but may be varied by up to 1 week by the Project
>        Leader.
> While for DPL election it says:
>     5. The next two weeks are the polling period during which Developers
>        may cast their votes. Votes in leadership elections are kept
>        secret, even after the election is finished.
> You could say that "all the votes cast" could mean what was voted,
> now who voted what, but I think that conflicts with the intention
> of the text.

Kurt, one could argue that publishing the names is always forbidden. Article 5
already plainly forbids it. And article 3 does not specify it, so with
privacy... I'm just sharing another way of looking at this, without suggesting
to change commonly accepted practice now in the middle of two votings. - B.

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