[Linux-aus] Nomination for Ordinary Committee Members

Andrew Donnellan ajdlinux at gmail.com
Thu Jan 5 16:28:02 UTC 2006

On 1/5/06, Pia Waugh <greebo at pipka.org> wrote:
> Hi Bret,
> <quote who="Bret Busby">
> > Is there really any point in the above messages?
> Yes as they give the mailing list (which is our main method of communication
> with the community) updates on the nominations as they are made.
> Transparency and all that :)
> > If only email addresses are used, the nominee (as above), and the
> > nominator, can both be completely obscured, making the message only as
> > informative as saying "For your information, someone has been nominated.
> > We are not going to tell you who has been nominated, only that someone
> > has been nominated.".
> That is fair enough, we will take that on board and fix it for next version,
> but fixing it in a running election would be a bit wrong.

phpBB does a similar thing with forum notification - someone has
replied to you, you won't know who and you don't know what they said.

But the alerts do tell you that someone has been nominated and you can
then go to the website to find out who.


> Thanks for feedback.
> Cheers,
> Pia
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