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RE: Voting again…

From: Bassetti, Ann <ann.bassetti@boeing.com>
Date: Mon, 5 May 2014 15:59:51 +0000
To: Charles McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex-team.ru>, "public-w3process@w3.org" <public-w3process@w3.org>, "Michael Champion (MS OPEN TECH)" <Michael.Champion@microsoft.com>, "w3c-ac-forum@w3.org" <w3c-ac-forum@w3.org>
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------About campaigning ----------------

> There have been specific complaints about people sending "campaigning"
> emails to AC reps - which is against the terms of access to the list. 

Not sure where you have heard such complaints, Charles (and I don't doubt that you have) -- but I don't recall them.  Nor have I had any great flood of such emails.  Regardless, let's just agree what is or is not appropriate regarding election campaigning and proceed.

I am far more bothered by endless emails about voting systems .... 

------About voting system ---------------------

While I am certainly in favor of a fair voting system, over the years I have read endless emails and sat through hours of discussion on this topic.  Multiple solutions have been proposed; the answer is not clear.  Perhaps as David Singer wrote, it's not clear which problem we seek to solve.

In any case, I appreciate that some people feel passionate on the topic and are willing to try to figure this out.  As a whole, the AC and AB have consistently been less interested than the fervent few.  I currently feel 'beaten up' by the passion and endless pounding and wish this topic would be taken to some other list.

-------- About what to do ----------------

> > Wasn't someone going to start a CG or an AC task force to research
> > this and bring back recommendations?
> This *is* a CG. I am "someone".

I believe the CG you referred to, Charles, is the "Revising the W3C Process" Community Group. Do you propose to hold the voting discussion in that CG?  (If yes, I am unsubscribing.)  I would prefer that the voting system afficionados start a new CG, specifically on that topic.

  -- Ann

Ann Bassetti
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