RFC: FESCo Future

Michael J Knox michael at knox.net.nz
Thu Apr 27 07:30:04 UTC 2006

Callum Lerwick wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-04-24 at 05:33 -0700, Michael A. Peters wrote:
>> I would prefer the GPG signed method.
>> It seems like the best way to ensure that there isn't ballot stuffing
>> going on.
> Yes. The thing to realize is you don't *have* to check signatures right
> away. If we all vote with GPG signed emails, it can still serve as an
> audit trail should anyone want to check up on it later.
> Though I do agree a "Meritocracy, not democracy" philosophy. Having
> existing FESCo members appoint replacements is possibly a good way to do
> this. However there needs to be some kind of checks and balances.
> Perhaps the existing FESCo can nominate new members, and the community
> can confirm or veto. (Which still likely involves voting which makes me
> wonder if this would really be substantially different. Oh well.)

What if the votes where done from within the accounts web page ?

Simple web form, easier to tally the results, only FE account holds can 


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