[Members] Feedback on votes

Steffen Larsen zooldk at gmail.com
Fri May 13 10:44:54 UTC 2016


+1, Agreed Arc. 

/Steffen
> 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 <mailto: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 <mailto: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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