[Members] Feedback on votes

Guus der Kinderen guus.der.kinderen at gmail.com
Fri May 13 09:24:42 UTC 2016


My suggestion was to have the results anonymous, but published
publicly (like we have the totals now).

I'm new here: what are the original problems (as you're concerned for
'more' of them)?

On 13 May 2016 at 11:07, Arc Riley <arcriley at gmail.com> wrote:

> That's just begging for more problems. Since we're all voting on each
> other, you'd end up with some people voting based on how others voted on
> them. Even more people would vote "yes" just to win popularity or not upset
> people.
>
> I wouldn't get too self-conscious about a few "no" votes. If the vote was
> unanimous I think it'd be more reason for concern.
>
> On Fri, May 13, 2016 at 4:55 AM, Guus der Kinderen <
> guus.der.kinderen at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Then we'd need to figure out what to do with that feedback - provide it
>>> privately to each candidate, I suppose...
>>
>>
>> I'm not in favor of keeping the feedback private. My preference would be
>> to publish it as part of the voting results.
>>
>> On 10 May 2016 at 13:15, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at stpeter.im> wrote:
>>
>>> On 5/10/16 5:28 AM, Guus der Kinderen wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi all,
>>>>
>>>> Happy to be a new XSF member! My membership application was accepted in
>>>> the last voting round, where I did get some "no" votes. The anonymous
>>>> voting does currently not leave any room for feedback (other than "no"),
>>>> which will pretty much make it impossible to identify, let alone
>>>> address, the issues that some have. Can we build in a mechanism that
>>>> allows for an optional, anonymous text that accompanies a vote? I think
>>>> that this would add value to the voting process.
>>>>
>>>
>>> Great idea. I don't think we've open-sourced the voting bot yet, but if
>>> we did so pull requests would be welcome. ;-) Then we'd need to figure out
>>> what to do with that feedback - provide it privately to each candidate, I
>>> suppose...
>>>
>>> Peter
>>>
>>>
>>
>
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