[Tagging] Have our tagging voting rules changed recently?

pangoSE pangose at riseup.net
Tue Aug 4 15:31:12 UTC 2020

I agree.

Colin Smale <colin.smale at xs4all.nl> skrev: (4 augusti 2020 11:26:30 CEST)
>On 2020-08-04 10:06, Andrew Harvey wrote:
>> I'd suggest that if you vote no, it will be helpful for the community
>if you could elaborate on why you're voting no, without enforcing a
>reason as mandatory. Is it because this feature shouldn't be mapped, is
>it because there is an alternative tag. So if the vote fails all this
>feedback can be taken onboard for a revisal of the proposal and second
>round of voting.
>The explanation should possibly have been given earlier, during the
>consultancy phase? In a vote, the only thing that should count towards
>the outcome is how you vote, not why you voted that way. All votes have
>equal weight, irrespective of their motivation. 
>However, in the ensuing inquest it is obviously useful to understand
>a proposal was not supported by many people.. For that matter, it is
>also useful to know what made people support it as well. 
>Putting a proposal to the vote should IMHO not be done unless the
>discussions are clearly pointing towards approval. A vote is not a
>substitute for the discussion, it should be a confirmation that
>consensus has been achieved.
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