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Re: Preparing the vote on the data race issue

From: Olivier Thereaux <Olivier.Thereaux@bbc.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 29 Jul 2013 10:10:30 +0000
To: Philip Jägenstedt <philipj@opera.com>
CC: "public-audio@w3.org WG" <public-audio@w3.org>
Message-ID: <C97DE613-0446-45EE-B71D-FA06D21D49AA@bbc.co.uk>
Hi Philip, good to have you back.

On 29 Jul 2013, at 08:42, Philip Jägenstedt <philipj@opera.com> wrote:
>>
>> * There will be a single question put to the vote. Voters will chose one of three options :
>> [snip]
>
> I would suggest instead that every voter rates the three options
> (allowing the same rating for multiple choices) and that some
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Condorcet_method is used to pick a
> winner. (I've used https://github.com/bradbeattie/python-vote-core and
> Schulze before.)
>
> (A strictly ranked system would also be far better than a single vote,
> even if it's not a Condorcet method.)


I have confirmed that the W3C polling system does indeed give us the ability to run a rank-ordering vote. It does sound like a better way of running the vote. We'll go for that.

I'm not sure WHEN we will start the vote, as the recent discussions have made it clear(er) to me that the options are not quite clear to everyone. More on that later.

--
Olivier


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