[Foundation-l] Election rules modification regarding suffrage issues raised on this list

Casey Brown cbrown1023.ml at gmail.com
Wed Apr 30 22:53:53 UTC 2008

On Wed, Apr 30, 2008 at 11:39 AM, Delphine Ménard <notafishz at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 29, 2008 at 8:41 AM, Philippe Beaudette
>  <philippebeaudette at gmail.com> wrote:
>  > Based on concerns raised on this list, the elections committee is changing the requirement from "at least 50 edits between April 1, 2008 and June 1, 2008" to "at least 50 edits between January 1, 2008 and June 1, 2008". We hope this will avoid disenfranchising active community members, while ensuring that longtime-inactive users cannot vote on this important current issue.
>  >
>  >  The relevant election pages will be updated within the next several hours.
>  >
>  >  Thank you for your considered feedback and input into this very important decision.
>  Just as a matter of clarity. Can the 50 edits be spread across
>  different projects?
>  Do internal wikis count?
>  I'm just afraid I'm not gonna have the required number of edits on any
>  one wiki. And I consider myself kind of "up to date" to be allowed to
>  vote.

(unofficial comment) In previous years, the election committee/medium
has allowed voting from external wikis.  I would be surprised if they
didn't this year.

Casey Brown

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