[Tagging] Accepted or rejected?

Friedrich Volkmann bsd at volki.at
Sat Mar 14 12:47:28 UTC 2015


On 14.03.2015 12:50, Dan S wrote:
> When there is very low interest (i.e. very few votes) - which is
> pretty common - then even one dissenting vote is enough to make us
> step back and think again, whereas if there are enough votes to make
> "majority approval" a meaningful concept (I admit that 15 is a low
> number for quorum) then we accept that there will always be some
> disagreement, and so we use majority rather than unanimity.

As you are already indicating, 15 is too low a quorum in that case. We
cannot considering 8:7 votes an approval when we cosider 8:1 votes an
approval. That would mean that more negative votes would turn a rejection to
an approval, which is absurd.

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