[r6rs-discuss] SC Roles (was Re: voting process)
agj at alum.mit.edu
Tue Nov 11 20:40:08 EST 2008
| From: William D Clinger <will at ccs.neu.edu>
| Date: Tue, 11 Nov 2008 12:11:35 -0500
| Alan Bawden wrote:
| > And I'm -still- in the dark on how this can be done. If people
| > will be sending us a -single- message that contains -both- a
| > ranking of candidates, -and- a short essay that requires our
| > judgment, how do we avoid the appearance of bias when rejecting a
| > voter given that we already know who he would be voting for if we
| > allowed him to vote?
| You could design a process in which a single email, containing both
| the ranking and a short essay, is sent to some neutral observer(s)
| not on the SC. (At least one person has volunteered to serve as a
| neutral observer.) The neutral observer(s) could then send only
| the essays to the SC, which could exercise its judgement upon the
| essays in ignorance of the essay writers' votes.
How about leaving it up to the possible voter to choose between
sending one message or two. Those who are concerned about bias will
send two messages; those who aren't will send one or two messages.
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