Le samedi 16 février 2008, à 10:53 -0500, Luis Villa a écrit :
[Speaking purely as a Foundation member and not as a member of the
Board; I've not discussed this with the Board at all.]
Some years ago the Foundation considered the use of preferential
voting to select the board. At the time I opposed it, for reasons I
don't fully recall but which in retrospect probably boiled down to
'I'm unfamiliar with it.' I believe that at the time we'd also have
had to write the software, which would not have been fun. But I've
come around to believing that this is a better way to run elections.
It appears that by the time of our next election, we'll have a
third-party, free software solution available for the problem, used
recently and successfully by FreeCulture.org.
It's hard to know if it's a good thing without trying it, but I think
I'd be interested to try preferential voting for the next elections.
As long as there's software ready for this, I mean (which seems to be