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From: Grant Goodyear <g2boojum@g.o>
To: gentoo-nfp@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-nfp] Thoughts on upcoming trustee elections
Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2005 06:03:04
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-nfp] Thoughts on upcoming trustee elections by Aron Griffis
Aron Griffis wrote: [Wed Apr 27 2005, 10:10:06PM CDT]
> Aron Griffis wrote:[Wed Apr 27 2005, 09:48:40PM EDT] > > If we were to go ahead with a Condorcet election, then each voter > > would need to rank the candidates rather than simply voting yes or no. > > Ranking could be pretty simple to implement like this: > > (1) Provide an executable /usr/local/bin/ballot on that > would create an appropriately umasked file ~/.ballot and dump into > it a randomized list of the candidates. > > $ ballot --new > Please edit ~/.ballot, putting your first choice at the top, > second choice on the second line, down to your last choice on > the bottom line. > > (2) After editing, the user would then verify they didn't screw up the > edit by running ballot again. > > $ ballot --check > Looks good! Please leave ~/.ballot in place until after the > election is concluded. > > or > > $ ballot --check > Your ballot is missing the following candidates: ... > etc. > > (3) When the election is finished, we'd use another script to collect > all the votes and generate the listing to put into the Condorcet > calculator. > > I'd volunteer to write "ballot".
Works for me. Thanks! -g2boojum- -- Grant Goodyear Gentoo Developer g2boojum@g.o GPG Fingerprint: D706 9802 1663 DEF5 81B0 9573 A6DC 7152 E0F6 5B76


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Re: [gentoo-nfp] Thoughts on upcoming trustee elections Aron Griffis <agriffis@g.o>