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From James Mitchell <>
Subject Re: PROPOSAL Voting For the Logo Contest
Date Wed, 30 Aug 2006 15:10:19 GMT
I don't mind handling this.  So, the cutoff is midnight tomorrow?   
Midnight Pacific?

I'll work on the review/submit page.

James Mitchell

On Aug 30, 2006, at 10:55 AM, Greg Reddin wrote:

> 8/31 is coming tomorrow and people will soon be asking about the  
> Logo Contest I'm sure :-)  This is a proposal of one possible way  
> to handle the voting.
> * Create and publish a page somewhere on that  
> lists each entry and gives it a number.  Why not do this on the  
> wiki?  Because the wiki can be changed on the fly by anyone who is  
> logged in and it opens the door for malicious or erroneous  
> behavior.  Using the wiki as the basis for voting would also allow  
> people to add entries after the deadline, which may or may not be  
> something we want.  Publishing a separate page might make the  
> voting easier.  We could create a JavaScript-enabled list that will  
> make it easier for people to hide the images they don't want to  
> choose from and rearrange them in the order they want, then submit  
> a vote.
> *  Vote will be taken by an email thread on users@.  Votes should  
> be in the following format:
> My top 5 choices are:
> 1.  Image 7:  URL
> 2.  Image 10:  URL
> 3.  Image 5: URL
> 4.  Image 1: URL
> 5.  Image 4: URL
> *  An individual's vote will be scored as follows:  Choice 1  
> receives 5 points, choice 2 receives 4 points, choice 3 receives 3  
> points, choice 4 receives 2 points, choice 1 receives 1 point.  Two  
> tallies will be kept:  One tally will represent the PMC vote and  
> another tally will represent the community vote.  All community  
> members are encouraged to vote, but only the PMC vote is binding.   
> The logo with the most total points is the winner.
> *  At the end of the vote (say 2 weeks) the vote-counter will  
> respond to the thread showing the results.  If there is a  
> discrepancy between what the PMC has voted for and what the  
> community at-large has voted for the PMC will decide how to handle  
> it.  If there is a clear winner the contributor will be asked to  
> submit all the relevant paperwork, etc.  If there is not a clear  
> winner a new proposal will be submitted to determine a runoff  
> strategy.
> Comments?  Thoughts?
> Thanks,
> Greg

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