[Members] Voting criteria
richard at dobson-i.net
Wed May 11 04:36:29 CDT 2005
> I have to admit that i do not doubt the democratic approach - it's by far
> the best approach to bring different opinions together. As with linux not
> too many people are contributing to the core kernel, many simply use the
> platform as an OS.
> I think a properly done but not exagerated democratic decision making
> process can help a lot. I remember this discussion/voting trial project we
> were using about two years ago ... (Paul Curtis ?) - for me it was too
> much to always follow all *textual* discussions and to always comment on
> all issues. The approach with consequent voting/polling was very promising
> nonetheless. But it was simply too much.
> I think time frames for votings are required - i.e. you present a topic to
> be voted on to the community, the community has two days to decide on a
> topic and then it's done. A special website/member area could be built for
> this very easily - i have to admit a mailing list may be suitable for
> discussion but for consequent and continuous voting processes some archive
> and stuff should be generated.
Ah right, so you mean a facility the JSF could provide so that you can get
more wideranging opinions on a decision you are having a hard time making
for example? Yea that could be useful.
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