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Re: Informal Discussion: Identities of Voters Casting a Particular Ballot are No Longer Public


On Sun, Feb 13, 2022 at 02:30:15PM -0800, Don Armstrong wrote:
> I'd also appreciate hearing more specific examples of where someone
> wasn't able to vote their true preference because the vote was public. I
> currently plan to offer (or second) an amendment to this proposal which
> strikes the section making all votes private and rank that higher than
> one which struck it, but I'm open to be convinced otherwise.

The RMS GR seemed like a very divisive issue, and I wasn't sure what
kind of backlash there might be in the larger F/LOSS community.  So I
ended up choosing what I deemed to be the "safe" option.  However, had
the vote been secret, I absolutely would have taken a stronger position.

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