[Members] OFFICIAL MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT

Mateusz Biliński mateusz.bilinski at gmail.com
Tue May 5 05:03:26 CDT 2009


On Tue, May 5, 2009 at 11:49, Dave Cridland <dave at cridland.net> wrote:
> On Sat May  2 14:35:16 2009, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
>>
>> We could do preference order or something like that. But, truly, XSF
>> membership is so meaningless that I don't think it's worth the effort to
>> tweak the voting system. ;-)
>
> If you were to do voting system tweaks, then range voting is the sensible
> option, since unlike preference ordering, it defeats Arrow's theorum, from
> what I recall. (In particular, it eliminates tactical voting).
>
> I'd certainly support a review of voting systems, and I'd also be keen to
> see the same voting system for all elections.

As new memberbot is still in development it's good time to decide
whether non-binary voting should be allowed. If so I'll have to review
design as I've done some assumptions about this to make implementation
simplier.

I don't think this is hard thing to code, but I need to know whether I
should at least keep it in mind when implementing memberbot.

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Mateusz Biliński


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