Call For Testers - Elections Application
mmcgrath at redhat.com
Thu May 29 15:50:56 UTC 2008
On Thu, 29 May 2008, Aioanei Rares wrote:
> Nigel Jones wrote:
> > Hi everyone,
> > With Fedora 9 out the door we hit a very busy time for elections, the
> > previous system was, well lets just say, not optimal.
> > So I accepted the goal of creating an application by our post-release
> > election season that would integrate well with FAS and would allow a
> > different method of voting, Range Voting.
> > If your not familiar with Range Voting check out
> > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Range_voting the essentials however is that you
> > rank candidates from 0<-># of candidates, if you don't like them, just rank
> > them 0.
> > In the future, the application will not only allow the Board and Steering
> > Committees to hold elections, it will (hopefully) become available to SIGs
> > and Steering Committees for any time of poll/call to vote.
> > This is where you all come in, it's impossible for a small group of people
> > to find every possible mistake or bug in ANY item of software, so the more
> > people we can get in to test it and report bugs/issues/thoughts the better!
> > All I ask is 10-20 minutes of your time, whenever your free over the couple
> > of days to test and provide feedback.
> > Instructions:
> > 1) You'll need an account on the test instance of FAS at
> > http://publictest10.fedoraproject.org/accounts/ (PLEASE) do not use your
> > normal password and you don't need to do CLA etc (I've removed that
> > requirement in the elections app for now).
> > 2) Please direct your browser to
> > https://publictest10.fedoraproject.org/elections/ and test away!
> > 3) Try voting etc, make sure that you *can* view the results at
> > https://publictest10.fedoraproject.org/elections/results/fedora but can't
> > view the results at
> > https://publictest10.fedoraproject.org/elections/results/president
> > Notes:
> > * I'm aware the UI is absolutely awful, there is already a ticket open for
> > this (https://fedorahosted.org/elections/ticket/4) please feel free to add
> > items there.
> > * Any errors you encounter that are 'unexpected' to you, please file a
> > ticket at https://fedorahosted.org/elections/newticket setting Milestone to
> > 'Release 0.1.0' with full reproduction steps, and the time it occurred
> > (TZ=UTC date)
> > * Any other feedback can be directed to the elections-devel list
> > (elections-devel at lists.fedorahosted.org)
> > After 5am UTC on the 1st June both elections will end and the 'results'
> > should be public and hopefully we'll have a decent election app!
> > Thanks a lot & Happy Testing,
> > Nigel Jones
> > p.s. Sorry to those that fall asleep during my e-mail - I nearly did too!
> > p.s.s. Thanks must be given to Toshio, Ricky, Luca and Mike who have all
> > assisted in this release
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> Secure Connection Failed
> publictest10.fedoraproject.org uses an invalid security certificate.
> The certificate is not trusted because it is self signed.
> (Error code: sec_error_untrusted_issuer)
> * This could be a problem with the server's configuration, or it could be
> someone trying to impersonate the server.
> * If you have connected to this server successfully in the past, the error
> may be temporary, and you can try again later.
> This is what i get....
its a self signed cert. You'll have to configure our browser to accept
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