[Foundation-l] Information about 2009 Board of Trustees election

philippe philippe.wiki at gmail.com
Wed May 27 18:25:01 UTC 2009

My understanding is that SecurePoll can handle the type of vote we're  
dealing with, but I'll certainly double-check based on your comments.   
Thanks for the heads-up.

philippe.wiki at gmail.com
Administrator, OTRS Volunteer


On May 27, 2009, at 12:16 PM, Robert Rohde wrote:

> Have you discussed software requirements with developers?
> I'm not sure the new SecurePoll software is yet set up to allow for
> preferential voting (either on the input side or the tallying side).
> Also, we had a number of problems with tallying [1].  Some of which
> was a result of essentially overloading the software with 17000 votes,
> but even if you avoid that issue (for example by having stricter
> suffrage requirements), there are still some things to look out for.
> Which reminds me that I still need to go file some Bug reports...
> August is plenty of lead time to address these issues, but they
> shouldn't be kept to the last minute.
> -Robert Rohde
> [1] http://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/licom-l/2009-May/000245.html
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