[OSGeo-Conf] Start 2019 RFP / Call for vote on "publishing LoIvotes"

Till Adams till.adams at fossgis.de
Mon Sep 4 08:01:52 PDT 2017

I  think publishing the vote results and the min. number of votes to
pass the first threshold are two pair of shoes.

I like the idea of a min. of 3 votes, but I prefer not to publish the

Should we vote on the min. number of votes as well?


Am 04.09.2017 um 16:39 schrieb stevenfeldman:
> Sanghee said "Me too. +1 for not disclosing the vote numbers at any stage. "
> My suggestion to publish LoI votes was based on the very low threshold for
> inclusion in the next stage. If an LoI only needs 2 votes to go on to the
> next stage we may be putting a team to a lot of work in preparing a full
> proposal when they have little chance of being successful, hence my
> suggestion. 
> We could also address this by requiring an LoI to receive at least 20% of
> the votes cast by the committee at the first stage.
> Re the final vote on proposals, I think it is helpful to those who have not
> succeeded to understand how the voting worked.
> In general we as a community prefer transparency, I am surprised that on
> this important topic some would prefer the results of the conference
> committee votes to remain a secret. I vote against this suggestion
> Steven
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