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From "Craig McClanahan" <craig...@apache.org>
Subject Re: PROPOSAL Voting For the Logo Contest
Date Wed, 30 Aug 2006 17:22:40 GMT
On 8/30/06, James Mitchell <jmitchell@apache.org> wrote:
>
> I don't mind handling this.  So, the cutoff is midnight tomorrow?
> Midnight Pacific?
>
> I'll work on the review/submit page.


One thing we should investigate ... can we lock down the wiki page (i.e. no
more modifications) after the cutoff?  If not, we'll need to copy the set of
images over to some controlled-access page so that things don't change out
under the covers on us.

--
> James Mitchell
> 678.910.8017


Craig


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 people.apache.org 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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