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Re: [VOTE CLOSING TODAY] VC HTTP API Renaming Poll

From: Kim Hamilton <kimdhamilton@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Aug 2021 14:49:58 -0700
Message-ID: <CAFmmOzd8fGHOrfai=pkh2ZLeGGPS15+AmZaVisZfESLt6x05aA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Cc: "W3C Credentials CG (Public List)" <public-credentials@w3.org>
the bright side is that we could vote with our hearts this time and pick
the "boaty mcboatface"-style option.

On Fri, Aug 20, 2021 at 2:42 PM Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
wrote:

> On 8/20/21 10:21 AM, Michael Herman wrote:
> > [PRINCIPLED OBJECTION] I object to the VC HTTP API Renaming Poll being
> > closed based on Eastern time. I believe it should have remained open
> > (regardless of prior notice) for the rest of us in the Mountain and
> Pacific
> > time zones? ...also Hawaii and Alaska timezones. I propose the poll be
> > reopened until midnight Hawaii time on Sunday August 22, 2021 … another
> few
> > days.
>
> Objection acknowledged.
>
> The opavote system that we use to poll is used for binding political
> elections. Once a poll is closed (which is automatic), there is no option
> to
> re-open the poll (at least, none that I can see). I have looked,
> particularly
> because of your objection on the matter, and because it would be far
> easier to
> re-open the poll than it is going to be to process your objection.
>
> We would have to throw away all of the votes of the people that voted and
> re-run an entirely new poll to include your vote.
>
> We will cover your objection to see if there is consensus to throw away
> all of
> the votes and re-run an entirely new poll when we review the outcome (which
> won't happen on the next call, but the one after that one).
>
> -- manu
>
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