Result for vote regarding new members for the board of directors

Anthony Towns aj at
Sun Feb 23 09:04:38 UTC 2003

On Sun, Feb 23, 2003 at 01:26:20AM -0500, Branden Robinson / SPI Treasurer wrote:
> [why did you CC Manoj?]

From: Branden Robinson / SPI Treasurer <branden+spi-treasurer at>
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> On Sun, Feb 23, 2003 at 07:49:28AM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> > and the obvious interpretation of the vote "------1-" or "G" is to
> > rank Bruce above everyone else.
> It's only "obvious" to people unaccustomed to preferential voting
> systems.

You're invited to survey everyone who voted that way as to whether it was
their intention to abstain.

> I don't see the harm in letting SPI experiment with slightly simpler
> methods.

We've already experimented with this method in past Debian elections;
people find it confusing and are mislead into rendering their votes


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