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From Matthew Poole <mattjpo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] PPMC members to decide voting procedure
Date Sat, 14 Jan 2012 20:35:24 GMT
Cool.

On 14 Jan 2012 13:08, "Michael Schmalle" <mike@teotigraphix.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> """
> Note: The design as accepted by popular vote will be treated as a proposal
> that can be tweaked and cemented into it's final published form.
> """
>
> Note the rules say "design" not logo. What you are worried about is not an
> issue.
>
> AIt has also been stated that the url that was submitted is the design
> being voted on even if designers make newer versions, they need to update
> the original submission url.
>
> Mike
>
>
> Quoting Matthew Poole <mattjpoole@gmail.com>:
>
>  Incidentally, many of the logos on the submissions page have multiple
>> variations. How would the voters know the are voting for the
>> same variation of a specific logo?
>>
>> Might not be important, but perhaps we should have stipulated that the
>> entrants provide one variation only per submission, but allow multiple
>> submissions per entrant?
>>
>> On 13 January 2012 20:26, Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net> wrote:
>>
>>
>>> On Jan 13, 2012, at 12:44 AM, Rui Silva wrote:
>>>
>>> > Alex,
>>> >
>>> >> IMHO, the PPMC is that set of managers and should make the final
>>> > decision.
>>> >> It sounds like we have some folks who understand branding issues
>>> > commenting
>>> >> on the submissions.  I think that's enough information for the PPMC
to
>>> > go
>>> >> with.  A popular vote in these circumstances is not controlled enough.
>>> >
>>> >
>>> > Agree in full. Apart from the comments I have been making to some of
>>> the
>>> > logo submission there have been others with a good grasp of some of the
>>> > issues regarding branding doing the same. On the other hand I worry a
>>> lot
>>> > that, on an open, uncontrolled poll, popularity issues become prevalent
>>> and
>>> > that's definitely not the way I'd like a logo for Flex to be chosen.
>>>
>>> This is why the vote needs to be on the list. All of us can see who cast
>>> each vote. A lot of work for the person tallying the results, but it is
>>> completely transparent. This is particularly important for PPMC votes
>>> which
>>> are the ones that are "binding."
>>>
>>> The PPMC ought to consider what the larger community thinks. Remember one
>>> of the goals for graduation from the incubator is proving the capability
>>> of
>>> growing and adding new committers to the project based on the merits of
>>> their contributions to the community. The community includes more than
>>> coding.
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Dave
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> >
>>> > Rui
>>> >
>>> >
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>
>
>

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