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From Susan Cline <home4...@pacbell.net>
Subject [RESULTS] [VOTE] on ground rules for determining Derby logo
Date Thu, 10 Mar 2005 17:43:21 GMT
The ground rules for the Derby logo voting have been
accepted by the Derby community.

I'll follow up this email shortly with the ballot so
the voting process can begin.

Susan

--- Susan Cline <home4slc@pacbell.net> wrote:
> I think you're right, we do need to better define
> this.  I think Option 2 would be good.
>  
> So I'll change my original proposal to this:
>  
> The voting will consist of two phases.  The first
> phase will be used to select the top three
> finalists (unless there is a tie for number of votes
> there might be more than three entries
> in the run-off.)
>  
> The second phase will be a run-off between the top
> entries selected in the first phase.
> 
> * Everyone gets to vote.
> * Only one vote per person submitted to
> derby-user@db.apache.org
>     - please don't use a different email address to
> vote twice :-)
> * Vote for only one logo, or you may vote for 'none
> of the above'.
> * Once we call for the vote, voting will continue
> for one week.  
> * When we call for the vote we will announce the
> official deadline
>    to jive with the one week period.
> * The vote will be done by email to the derby-user
> mailing list.
> *The top three vote getters (actual number of votes)
> from the first round of votes will
>      be the only logos included in the second round
> of voting. 
>      However, if multiple entries tie for the top
> number of votes, all of these entries
>      will be included in the run-off.  For instance,
> say 7 entries all get 20 votes, then
>      all 7 will be included in the run-off.  Or, if
> the top entry gets 20 votes and the
>     second most voted on logos each get 19 votes and
> there are 4 of these logos,
>     all 5 would be included in the second round of
> voting. A third example would be
>     the top vote getter got 20 votes, the second got
> 19 votes and the third got 18 votes,
>     with three entries getting 18 votes.  Then these
> 5 entries would all be included in the
>     final round.
> * For the second round of votes the highest vote
> getter from the three will be the winner
>     of the contest overall.
> * In the event the winner of the second round of
> voting produces the result of
>     'None of the above', we will not choose a logo
> at this time and wait for
>     more entries.
> * The second round of voting will last from March
> 21st - March 23rd, 5 PM PST.
> * I volunteer to tally the votes.
>  
> Before we actually vote for the logo, please vote on
> the
> acceptance of these ground rules.
>  
> The vote for these ground rules will end March 9th
> at 5 PM PST.
>  
> [ ] +1 : I agree with these rules
> [ ]  0 : abstain
> [ ] -1 : I disagree with these rules
>  
> Finally, if you have already voted on the early
> rules today you do not need to revote unless
> you wish to change your earlier vote.
>  
> Susan


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