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

On Thu, Feb 17, 2022 at 10:07:18AM +0100, Enrico Zini wrote:

> I support this effort, especially after the heat I've seen in the
> systemd and RMS GRs, were social dynamics went far beyond the democratic
> curiosity of polling where people stand, and strong peer pressure was
> considered a valid mean to an end.

Given a possible upcoming GR about firmware, I'm wondering if someone
working for a large hardware manufacturer might not have more chances to
feel free to vote according to their own personal opinions, if the votes
weren't publicly disclosed.

I'm thinking that Debian as a project might have has scaled up to a
level where the outcomes of votes have higher impact than when our
process was initially designed.


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