[r6rs-discuss] SC Roles (was Re: voting process)
feeley at iro.umontreal.ca
Tue Nov 11 09:45:38 EST 2008
On 11-Nov-08, at 8:33 AM, Alan Watson wrote:
> I thank the current SC for their efforts to accomodate concerns
> about fairness.
> I support the idea of separating registration and voting. It is not
> a novel concept. I agree with Alan Bawden that it avoids the
> appearance that one's registration might be influenced by one's vote.
> I acknowledge that it is an additional bureaucratic hurdle, and that
> some people will fail to register, perhaps because they forget or do
> not realize that it is necessary. However, even if the SC combines
> registration and voting into a single process, there will still be
> people who fail to vote. I think that's the nature of any process
> that involves people. It does not seem to me to be an undue burden.
I guess you don't see the same demon as me. I view voter apathy as
the bigger problem. Judging from the number of people participating
in this thread I believe this is a legitimate concern...
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