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RE: Call for Consensus - "Use 'Schulze STV' for voting"

From: Michael Champion (MS OPEN TECH) <Michael.Champion@microsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 16 May 2014 00:06:33 +0000
To: Charles McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex-team.ru>, "public-w3process@w3.org" <public-w3process@w3.org>
Message-ID: <e3c5c680603c44a780608baa14b4d7f7@BLUPR03MB488.namprd03.prod.outlook.com>
-1 [we need more discussion of what problem we're trying to solve, what alternatives besides voting system change would solve the problem, data on whether alternative vote counting systems would make an actual difference ...]

-----Original Message-----
From: Charles McCathie Nevile [mailto:chaals@yandex-team.ru] 
Sent: Thursday, May 15, 2014 5:02 PM
To: public-w3process@w3.org
Subject: Call for Consensus - "Use 'Schulze STV' for voting"


this issue has run around for a long time. This is a first attempt to record a *consensus* among this group, on the following proposition:

For elections where there is more than one candidate to be chosen, such as TAG and AB elections, W3C should adopt the Schulze method of determining the winners as described in http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schulze_STV

Please vote in reply to this thread, before May 30. I will tally the results on 1 June (although they will be public, so anyone else can do so too).

Please do not reply to this thread *except* to vote.

Silence will be considered assent to any consensus position, without prejudice to other preferences. (In english, not voting means "I don't really care right now").



Charles McCathie Nevile - Consultant (web standards) CTO Office, Yandex
       chaals@yandex-team.ru         Find more at http://yandex.com

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