[maemo-community] Karma (was Re: Quick stats on voter lists)

From: Graham Cobb g+770 at cobb.uk.net
Date: Wed Sep 3 19:28:04 EEST 2008
On Wednesday 03 September 2008 14:47:54 Dave Neary wrote:
> The attempt was to produce an objective measure of Maemo community
> citizenship. It's reasonable that the people chosing the council be
> community members. Simply creating a Maemo account, in my opinion, does
> not suffice for membership. As such, I consider having 12,000 people
> elligible to vote in this election a flaw of the system, rather than an
> advantage. I expect the voter turnout to be around 5% to 7%. Which isn't
> a success of democracy.


My, personal, informal view of the community is pretty much "those who are 
interested in Maemo" -- which would roughly translate to everyone on the 
mailing lists (-developer, -user, -community).  For calibration purposes, how 
many people is that?

I can see that others might prefer something closer to "those who contribute 
to the Maemo community" but I believe the community needs to also include the 


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