fedmsg for voting?

inode0 inode0 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 12 14:55:51 UTC 2013

On Thu, Sep 12, 2013 at 7:59 AM, Ralph Bean <rbean at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 11, 2013 at 09:23:44PM -0700, Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
>> On Sep 11, 2013 6:02 PM, "Matthew Miller" <mattdm at fedoraproject.org> wrote:
>> > What if we made this like the "I voted" stickers -- you can get one by
>> > checking a box in the voting app? (Even if, by the way, you cast no actual
>> > votes?)
>> >
>> I had thought that this would trigger off of someone hitting submit on the
>> election page.  That should vote 0 for all candidates if no votes are
>> assigned but still meet the trigger condition.  Not sure if that meets the
>> criteria for objectors, though.  Ralph bean should weigh in here as to
>> whether "logged in during an election period" would also be suitable (which
>> was something that people seemed to think would be acceptable earlier in
>> the thread).
> Hm, its not worth doing if we're going to make it complex like this.
> I think we should just drop it.  No fedmsg broadcast for votes, only
> for election period opening/closing and only for election results
> publication/retraction by the admin (with obviously no user
> participation data included).
> It is just not important enough to:
> 1) cause anyone any worry.
> 2) bother engineering a complicated "compromise" solution.
> If someone wants to argue that we still try to make it happen, I'll
> hear that and implement it if a consensus is formed.  (FWIW,
> personally I'm still all for it).

I thought triggering off logging into the election app would be easier
and at least in my case is a compromise that I would be comfortable
with even without any opt-in/opt-out addition beyond what you have
already made available globally.


More information about the devel mailing list