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From: Mike Prorock <mprorock@mesur.io>
Date: Fri, 20 Aug 2021 10:11:27 -0400
Message-ID: <CAGJKSNSpYHLWGGL5Tjb_yKwkN8chaZKb_kYgvs1FYFUNRZzjUg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Snorre Lothar von Gohren Edwin <snorre@diwala.io>
Cc: "Michael Herman (Trusted Digital Web)" <mwherman@parallelspace.net>, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, "public-credentials@w3.org" <public-credentials@w3.org>
Jumping in due to the process question, and due to the discussion on the
other thread.

In this case the Poll page itself, as well as the preview of the poll that
was released a week or so ahead of the poll, was very clear on the time
zone of the poll.  It would have been better if the mailing list
announcement had specified a timezone explicitly, however it appears to me
that plenty of time was given, and that information was clearly
communicated, though there could have been improvements in this
communication.  I would note from:
"An individual who registers a Formal Objection should cite technical
arguments and propose changes that would remove the Formal Objection...
Formal Objections that do not provide substantive arguments or rationale
are unlikely to receive serious consideration by the Director."

This is an item up to the editors.  If they seem some lack of participation
or major confusion from the community at large where a large number of
votes were missed, etc.  I am positive that they would address

Mike Prorock
CTO, Founder

On Fri, Aug 20, 2021 at 10:00 AM Snorre Lothar von Gohren Edwin <
snorre@diwala.io> wrote:

> Or one could have voted many days ago when things were open. It does not
> matter an hour + and -.
> If you start digging into that bees nest you need to think about what part
> of the world have added the most votes.
> If it is Europe, it should have closed Europe time.
> ᐧ
> On Fri, Aug 20, 2021 at 3:56 PM Michael Herman (Trusted Digital Web) <
> mwherman@parallelspace.net> wrote:
>> Does it qualify as a Principled Objection to say the poll shouldn't have
>> closed on East Coast time but should have remained open for the rest of us
>> in the Mountain and Pacific time zones?  ...also Hawaii and Alaska
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
>> Sent: August 20, 2021 7:43 AM
>> To: public-credentials@w3.org
>> Subject: Re: [VOTE CLOSING TODAY] VC HTTP API Renaming Poll
>> On 8/20/21 1:27 AM, Michael Herman (Trusted Digital Web) wrote:
>> > Hi, it's 11:26 and it appears the poll has already been closed?
>> It looks like the poll is run in EDT:
>> > Start date: 12 Aug 2021 at 00:01 EDT
>> > Stop date: 19 Aug 2021 at 23:59 EDT
>> The poll opening and closing was automated and the poll software doesn't
>> allow me to re-open a poll after the official close time.
>> -- manu
>> --
>> Manu Sporny - https://www.linkedin.com/in/manusporny/
>> Founder/CEO - Digital Bazaar, Inc.
>> News: Digital Bazaar Announces New Case Studies (2021)
>> https://www.digitalbazaar.com/
> --
> *Snorre Lothar von Gohren Edwin*
> Co-Founder & CTO, Diwala
> +47 411 611 94
> www.diwala.io
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