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Subject cvs commit: incubator-site/src/documentation/content/xdocs/drafts voting.xml
Date Tue, 03 Dec 2002 19:48:33 GMT
coar        2002/12/03 11:48:33

  Modified:    build/site/drafts voting.html voting.pdf
               src/documentation/content/xdocs/drafts voting.xml
  Log:
  minor fixits to the voting descriptions
  
  Revision  Changes    Path
  1.9       +36 -9     incubator-site/build/site/drafts/voting.html
  
  Index: voting.html
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvs/incubator-site/build/site/drafts/voting.html,v
  retrieving revision 1.8
  retrieving revision 1.9
  diff -u -u -r1.8 -r1.9
  --- voting.html	3 Dec 2002 18:44:36 -0000	1.8
  +++ voting.html	3 Dec 2002 19:48:33 -0000	1.9
  @@ -189,12 +189,12 @@
   <a href="#N1007A">Expressing Votes: +1, 0, -1, and Fractions</a>
   </li>
   <li>
  -<a href="#N100B6">Vetos</a>
  +<a href="#N100D9">Vetos</a>
   </li>
   </ul>
   </li>
   <li>
  -<a href="#N100C7">Consensus Gauging through Silence</a>
  +<a href="#N100EA">Consensus Gauging through Silence</a>
   </li>
   </ul>
       <!--
  @@ -295,10 +295,35 @@
           weird if you've never enountered it before.  Votes are represented
           as numbers between -1 and +1, with '-1' meaning 'no' and '+1'
           meaning 'yes.'</p>
  +<p>The in-between values are indicative of how strongly the
  +        voting individual feels.  Here are some examples of fractional
  +        votes and ways in which they <em>might</em> be intended and
  +        interpreted:</p>
  +<ul>
  +          
  +<li>+0: 'I don't feel strongly about it, but I'm okey
  +          with this.'</li>
  +          
  +<li>-0: 'I won't get in the way, but I'd rather we didn't
  +          do this.'</li>
  +          
  +<li>-0.5: 'I don't like this idea, but I can't find any
  +          rational justification for my feelings.'</li>
  +          
  +<li>++1: 'Wow!  I like this!  Let's <em>do</em> it!'</li>
  +          
  +<li>-0.9: 'I <em>really</em> don't like this, but I'm
  +          not going to stand in the way if everyone else wants to
  +          go ahead with it.'</li>
  +          
  +<li>+0.9: 'This is a cool idea and i like it, but I don't
  +          have time/the skills necessary to help out.'</li>
  +        
  +</ul>
   <p>Votes should generally be permitted to run for at least 72
           hours to provide an opportunity for all concerned persons
           to participate regardless of their geographic locations.</p>
  -<a name="N10085"></a>
  +<a name="N100A6"></a>
   <h4>Votes on Code Modification</h4>
   <p>For code-modification votes, +1 votes are in favour of
             the proposal, but -1 votes are
  @@ -312,10 +337,12 @@
   <p>Whole numbers are recommended for this type of vote,
             as the opinion being expressed is Boolean: 'I approve/do not approve
             of this change.'</p>
  -<a name="N1009C"></a>
  +<a name="N100BD"></a>
   <h4>Procedural Votes or Opinion Polls</h4>
  -<p></p>
  -<a name="N100A4"></a><a name="ReleaseVotes"></a>
  +<p>
  +<em>TBS</em>
  +</p>
  +<a name="N100C7"></a><a name="ReleaseVotes"></a>
   <h4>Votes on Package Releases</h4>
   <p>Votes on whether a package is ready to be released follow
             a format similar to
  @@ -323,13 +350,13 @@
             -- except that the decision is officially determined
             solely by whether at least three +1 votes were registered.
             <strong>Releases may not be vetoed.</strong>  Generally
  -          the community will table to release if anyone identifies
  +          the community will table the vote to release if anyone identifies
             serious problems, but in most cases the ultimate decision,
             once three or more positive votes have been garnered, lies
             with the individual serving as release manager.  The
             specifics of the process may vary from project to project, but
             the 'minimum of three +1 votes' rule is universal.</p>
  -<a name="N100B6"></a><a name="Veto"></a>
  +<a name="N100D9"></a><a name="Veto"></a>
   <h4>Vetos</h4>
   <p>A code-modification proposal may be stopped dead in
           its tracks by a -1 vote by a qualified voter.  This constitutes
  @@ -342,7 +369,7 @@
           justification is invalid and has no weight.</p>
   
       
  -<a name="N100C7"></a><a name="LazyConsensus"></a>
  +<a name="N100EA"></a><a name="LazyConsensus"></a>
   <h3>Consensus Gauging through Silence</h3>
   <p>An alternative to voting that is sometimes used to measure
         the acceptability of something is the concept of
  
  
  
  1.7       +98 -59    incubator-site/build/site/drafts/voting.pdf
  
  	<<Binary file>>
  
  
  1.7       +20 -2     incubator-site/src/documentation/content/xdocs/drafts/voting.xml
  
  Index: voting.xml
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvs/incubator-site/src/documentation/content/xdocs/drafts/voting.xml,v
  retrieving revision 1.6
  retrieving revision 1.7
  diff -u -u -r1.6 -r1.7
  --- voting.xml	3 Dec 2002 18:32:37 -0000	1.6
  +++ voting.xml	3 Dec 2002 19:48:33 -0000	1.7
  @@ -113,6 +113,24 @@
           weird if you've never enountered it before.  Votes are represented
           as numbers between -1 and +1, with '-1' meaning 'no' and '+1'
           meaning 'yes.'</p>
  +        <p>The in-between values are indicative of how strongly the
  +        voting individual feels.  Here are some examples of fractional
  +        votes and ways in which they <em>might</em> be intended and
  +        interpreted:</p>
  +        <ul>
  +          <li>+0: 'I don't feel strongly about it, but I'm okey
  +          with this.'</li>
  +          <li>-0: 'I won't get in the way, but I'd rather we didn't
  +          do this.'</li>
  +          <li>-0.5: 'I don't like this idea, but I can't find any
  +          rational justification for my feelings.'</li>
  +          <li>++1: 'Wow!  I like this!  Let's <em>do</em> it!'</li>
  +          <li>-0.9: 'I <em>really</em> don't like this, but I'm
  +          not going to stand in the way if everyone else wants to
  +          go ahead with it.'</li>
  +          <li>+0.9: 'This is a cool idea and i like it, but I don't
  +          have time/the skills necessary to help out.'</li>
  +        </ul>
           <p>Votes should generally be permitted to run for at least 72
           hours to provide an opportunity for all concerned persons
           to participate regardless of their geographic locations.</p>
  @@ -135,7 +153,7 @@
   
           <section>
             <title>Procedural Votes or Opinion Polls</title>
  -          <p></p>
  +          <p><em>TBS</em></p>
           </section>
   
           <section id="ReleaseVotes">
  @@ -146,7 +164,7 @@
             -- except that the decision is officially determined
             solely by whether at least three +1 votes were registered.
             <strong>Releases may not be vetoed.</strong>  Generally
  -          the community will table to release if anyone identifies
  +          the community will table the vote to release if anyone identifies
             serious problems, but in most cases the ultimate decision,
             once three or more positive votes have been garnered, lies
             with the individual serving as release manager.  The
  
  
  

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