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From Rick Winscot <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] PPMC members to decide voting procedure
Date Thu, 12 Jan 2012 20:29:25 GMT
If a community vote is desired... 

I would recommend considering the community vote as stage-one of a two-stage weighted vote.
Where voting power is divided between the community and PPMC such that the community voting
power can contribute to a single outcome but would not jeaopardize a majority (e.g. PPMC)
vote. This preserves the spirit and rule of a binding PPMC vote without excluding a community

I would also recommend using a tool that is designed to incorporate visual elements / logos
-directly- in the survey. Expecting voters to keep track of what they are looking at and voting
on isn't practical... perhaps something like would be more appropriate?
( see the sneaker selector example )

In stage-two, PPMC can take the community vote into account as they cast their own votes.
The outcome of the contest can then be expressed as:

Am I serious? Yes... 

At this stage - can the PPMC just carry out a [VOTE] to include or not include the community

-- Rick Winscot

On Thursday, January 12, 2012 at 2:47 PM, Omar Gonzalez wrote:

> On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 11:01 AM, Randy Troppmann < (
> > wrote:
> > > 
> > > The PPMC members == the initial committers on the project. Yes, that
> > would
> > > mean that your vote would not count.
> > 
> > 
> > -1
> > 
> > That is nonsense. While the initial commiters are rightly so experts
> > at what they do, I don't think they are necessarily experts at
> > creating or selecting a logo. There needs to be more voice heard on
> > this.
> > 
> > - Randy
> -1 I agree with Randy, I don't see the logo vote as something that should
> not be open to the entire Flex community, this is the brand of our, the
> community's, technology. Lets allow everyone to have a voice.
> -omar 

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