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From Nicholas Kwiatkowski <nicho...@spoon.as>
Subject Re: [VOTE] PPMC members to decide voting procedure
Date Thu, 12 Jan 2012 20:47:21 GMT
Regardless of what happens, I will base my votes as a PPMC member based on
the results of a Uservoice vote from the community, should such a system be
setup ;)

It's kinda like voting for president of the USA :)

-Nick

On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 3:29 PM, Rick Winscot <rick.winscot@gmail.com>wrote:

> 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 voice.
>
> 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 http://www.surveygizmo.com/ 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...
>
> http://www.stat.columbia.edu/~gelman/research/published/STS027.pdf
>
> At this stage - can the PPMC just carry out a [VOTE] to include or not
> include the community vote?
>
> --
> 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 <
> randy.troppmann@gmail.com
>
> 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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