[Members] order of candidates

Matt Tucker matt at jivesoftware.com
Tue Sep 2 16:53:08 CDT 2008


I like the idea, but think the date ordering should be the opposite  
(you'd be first in every list). There is actual value to seniority  
after all. :)


On Sep 2, 2008, at 2:47 PM, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:

> In past years, we have listed candidates for Board and Council in  
> alphabetical order. Because members have only a certain number of  
> votes (e.g., 5 votes for Council), this is unfair to people whose  
> names start with letters later in the alphabet. Therefore I propose  
> that we reverse-order candidates by the date when they joined the  
> community, measured by date of first post to the jdev or standards  
> mailing list:
> http://logs.jabber.org/jdev@conference.jabber.org/ 
> 2008-09-02.html#16:33:41
> This means that people who've been in the community longer would be  
> listed lower down in the candidate list, with yours truly always  
> listed last. That at least seems fairer than what we've done before.
> Objections?
> /psa

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