[OSGeo-Conf] Conference committee voting procedure

Eli Adam eadam at co.lincoln.or.us
Tue Jun 30 00:43:03 PDT 2015

Hi All,

In past years Michael Gerlek [0] has helped run the Conference
Committee voting.  I've asked him to do this again and he has agreed.
Here is a clip from an email with him.

On Thu, Jun 25, 2015 at 6:23 AM, Michael Gerlek wrote:
> Eli-
> I’m happy to coordinate the actual voting logistics. Whoever is the committee chair just needs to email me when the vote should take place, who the voters are, and what’s being voted on — I’ll take care of nagging the members, tallying the counts, and reporting the results.
> For ties, I’d suggest the following classic approach:
> - assume two cities being voted on
> - alpha sort the names of the cities
> - get the last digit (hundredths place) of the close of Dow Jones Industrial average on the day of the vote
> - if digit is 0..4, first city wins
> - if digit is 5..9, second city wins
> This can be generalized for N cities, although you need to get clever to handle the case where (10%N != 0)  :-)
> -mpg

I'll follow this approach using the schedule outline [1] with the members [2].

Best regards, Eli

[0] http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/User:Mpg
[1] http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/FOSS4G_2017_Bid_Process
[2] http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Conference_Committee#Current_Members

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