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Re: Is strategic voting a problem? - was RE: Don't disclose election results

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Mon, 09 Jun 2014 14:57:58 -0400
Message-id: <20FF434F-1EFA-4CEC-8768-318BD36D8EA1@apple.com>
To: public-w3process <public-w3process@w3.org>
To be clear, I think having the formal AB of a reasonable limited size  up to about a dozen  with the ability to invite as needed, is the right arrangement (i.e. I would not change anything).

On Jun 8, 2014, at 8:24 , Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 6/6/14 4:32 PM, David Singer wrote:
>> I think in general, once over a minimum size, the efficacy of a committee (and I mean committee, not working group etc.) is inversely proportional to size.
> 
> (If anyone has any _real_ data here, please provide the link(s)).
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>> For example, for classic boards, I think once you are over about a dozen, efficacy drops sharply.
> 
> David - do you support increasing the AB size? If so, what size do you recommend/propose?
> 
>>  There are many factors at play: it takes longer to listen to everyone (and one has to, even if people repeat things already said),
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> I don't see that having to listen to everyone is necessarily a `bad thing`.
> 
> -Thanks, AB
> 
> 

David Singer
Manager, Software Standards, Apple Inc.
Received on Monday, 9 June 2014 18:58:28 UTC

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