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Re: Form of proportional representation

From: Martin J. Dürst <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2012 20:09:25 +0900
Message-ID: <50C71465.1070900@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
To: Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org>
CC: Karl Dubost <karld@opera.com>, Henry Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>, "www-tag@w3.org List" <www-tag@w3.org>
On 2012/12/11 19:07, Robin Berjon wrote:

> Now, mentioning voting procedures in an assembly of geeks can very
> easily degenerate into years of discussion over the relative demerits of
> obscure Condorcet variants. In order to avoid that, my proposal was that
> we use the preferential voting system already built into WBS (the W3C's
> balloting system) as "good enough" (and require that all options be
> filled out). It will never completely remove tactical voting, but it
> ought to decrease it sufficiently.

To quite some extent, tactical voting may be undesirable. But what if 
there is really only one candidate somebody wants to support? Forcing 
somebody to fill in all options may be counterproductive, they may 
prefer to just not vote at all.

Regards,   Martin.
Received on Tuesday, 11 December 2012 11:11:05 UTC

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