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From Noah Slater <nsla...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [NOTICE] CouchDB logo process & decision
Date Sun, 29 Mar 2015 14:23:57 GMT
Oops, meant to link: http://steve.apache.org/

On Sun, 29 Mar 2015 at 16:08 Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:

> Few days late to this, and I don't want to muddy the waters, especially
> after the work to clear them was done by "set of people who are not me",
> but... Apache has this cool Single Transferable Vote (STV) tool that we
> could use for Step 2 of your plan there.
>
> Basically, it works like this: we load all of the options into the system
> once we're ready to vote, and then we send out a vote email to everyone who
> wishes to vote. Those people then log in, and arrange the logos in the
> order that they prefer them. Once that's over, the system uses the STV algo
> to give us an ordered list of most prefered logos.
>
> I'm not sure if this would limit the vote to just committers or not. But
> if this is something we think could work for this, we can check that out
> and see what's involved in getting this set up for us.
>
> On Tue, 24 Mar 2015 at 03:22 Johs Ensby <johs@b2w.com> wrote:
>
>> Joan,
>> corrected my post on https://www.linkedin.com/groups?home=&gid=4547164 <
>> https://www.linkedin.com/groups?home=&gid=4547164> accordingly
>> johs
>>
>> > On 24 Mar 2015, at 03:12, Joan Touzet <wohali@apache.org> wrote:
>> >
>> > Thanks, Johs. I proposed this approach during the weekly IRC meeting
>> > last week, and the PMC members present agreed. We reviewed the
>> discussion
>> > on the PMC mailing list and Robert took the great action of writing
>> > it up and formalising it for this list.
>> >
>> > Teamwork!
>> >
>> > -Joan
>> >
>> > ----- Original Message -----
>> > From: "Johs Ensby" <johs@b2w.com>
>> > To: marketing@couchdb.apache.org
>> > Sent: Monday, March 23, 2015 7:54:48 PM
>> > Subject: Re: [NOTICE] CouchDB logo process & decision
>> >
>> > Community is fantastic, especially with a healthy dose of leadership
>> > Like this:)
>> > johs
>> >
>> >> On 24 Mar 2015, at 00:20, Robert Kowalski <robertkowalski@apache.org>
>> wrote:
>> >>
>> >> Hi everyone,
>> >>
>> >> I would like to give you an update regarding the process for the new
>> >> logo design. Sorry that it took so long and for the confusion, but we
>> >> finally found a way to decide on the logo and move forward regarding
>> >> this topic. The process will have three steps:
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> Step 1 - You can still submit proposals and we will also propose the
>> >> old CouchDB logo as a possible candidate until April 5
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> Step 2 - We will then run a public vote for all committers on this
>> >> mailing list (marketing@couchdb.apache.org)  (see “Non-technical
>> >> decision” in our bylaws [1]) by April 20. This vote will inform the
>> >> decision made in Step 3.
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> Step 3 - The PMC will vote on a final decision by May 18, which will
>> >> take the public vote as significant input. The PMC can decide to go
>> >> with the results of the public vote, or make its own choice.
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> [1] http://couchdb.apache.org/bylaws.html#types
>> >
>>
>>

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