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Re: [opensuse-project] Voting blank or "none of the above" ?
On Apr 26, 11 16:27:25 +0200, Per Jessen wrote:
Uwe Buckesfeld wrote:

On Tuesday 26 April 2011 16:11:29 Per Jessen wrote:
We are the only ones who decide what to vote for, therefore if the
options are wrong, something went wrong earlier in the process. If a
blank option is necessary, it shows that the project has a problem,
and that is not solved by protesting with a blank vote.

It isn't solved, but it's an indicator.

Okay, what I meant to say was - if someone is not happy with a voting
process, don't wait till the end to file a protest vote, do it before
the voting starts.

Which requires that some voter really understands that the options are wrong
and not his personal preferences are unusual.

A blank text entry field 'none of the above, other: [___________]' might help.
Ususally people are lazy and dont type into that field. But if surprisingly
many people do, it might make sense to evaluate the freetext, and see if
there is a pattern.

That again, would not help with the current vote, but maybe with the next.

cheers,
JW-

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