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Re: On Call for Consensus - "Use 'Schulze STV' for voting"

From: Charles McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex-team.ru>
Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2014 16:34:48 +0200
To: "W3C Process Community Group" <public-w3process@w3.org>, "Wayne Carr" <wayne.carr@linux.intel.com>
Message-ID: <op.xha4samiy3oazb@chaals.local>
On Wed, 11 Jun 2014 17:22:49 +0200, Wayne Carr  
<wayne.carr@linux.intel.com> wrote:

> This is a suggestion to the AB to ask for an AC poll on using Schulze
> STV one time for the next TAG election. (or the next cycle, TAG and AB,
> if proponents prefer that).

Formally, this requires a change to the Process. I don't think it is a  
complex change, if there is clear consensus for it, but it may be a  
difficult way to get information. And drawing a lot of conclusions from a  
single election is limited by the circumstances of the individual election.

I don't object to the idea, and would support it, but I would like us to  
have more longitudinal data too, which is why I think collecting better  
data over a series of elections would *probably* be more useful.

(I'm still thinking about all this - at some point I will look for a CfC  
when I have a clear question that I think is the right one, but others are  
welcome to make one in the meantime. I'll send a different message about  
'process' in this group to clarify people can do it).



Charles McCathie Nevile - web standards - CTO Office, Yandex
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