fedmsg for voting?

Dennis Gilmore dennis at ausil.us
Wed Sep 11 19:45:44 UTC 2013

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El Tue, 10 Sep 2013 18:32:00 -0400
Matthew Miller <mattdm at fedoraproject.org> escribió:
> On Tue, Sep 10, 2013 at 05:13:03PM -0500, inode0 wrote:
> > How shallow are Fedora contributors if a badge is what it takes to
> > tip them over from being non-voters to being voters? If doing this
> > increases our turnout from 300 voters to 900 voters the only thing
> > I'll conclude is that we have 600 chuckleheads who voted to get a
> > badge. Well, I might also conclude that the thoughtful voters were
> > outnumbered 2 to 1 by the chuckleheads.
> It's not the voting-to-get-a-badge that I'm interested in. It's
> raising the visibility of voting as an important part of Fedora
> participation. 

I am actually more likely to not vote because of badges being
associated with them.

I will admit that over the last few years for various reasons I tended
to not vote in elections. especially the release name election because
all of the options to me have been silly. I really want us to drop
release names.

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