[OpenStack Foundation] Individual Member Director Elections

Jim Jagielski jimjag at gmail.com
Tue Oct 8 12:57:41 UTC 2013

IMO, delaying doing "the right thing" simply because it involves a bylaws
change or lawyers really shouldn't be a valid excuse, especially for such a
large and well-funded organization as OpenStack.

On Tue, Oct 8, 2013 at 8:30 AM, Thierry Carrez <thierry at openstack.org>wrote:

> Jim Jagielski wrote:
> > The ASF moved to STV years and years ago and never looked back. It
> > prevents a board based on pure popularity and especially one based on
> > ballot stuffing.
> That would be my preferred solution. FWIW we have been using Condorcet
> on the technical leadership side (PTL elections and Technical Committee
> elections) since the beginning.
> Like many others, I just thought that adjusting the cumulative vote
> rules would be a nice incremental improvement that doesn't require
> bylaws changes ("look! it's still cumulative!")... but lawyer(s)
> apparently disagree :/
> --
> Thierry Carrez (ttx)
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