[Mageia-discuss] Mageia Forums
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Tue Sep 21 19:04:23 CEST 2010
2010/9/21 Tux99 <tux99-mga at uridium.org>
> On Tue, 21 Sep 2010, vfmBOFH wrote:
> > I did not say that representatives are decison makers. As its position
> > indicates, they "represent" their respective communities. Their vote (or
> > decision) *must* be their communities one.
> There is no need for representative democracy on the Internet, arranging
> local poll in each community and then a global one where the community
> reps vote takes more time and effort than a single global poll.
And what about people who don't undersand english, for example?
> All that's needed is direct links to the global poll from the local
> community web sites so everyone can partecipate.
And what happens if the options in the poll doesn't fit with a specific
> > The "central hub" should be seen as a "parliament", where users (who have
> > previously elected their representatives) are represented.
> Completely disagree. And what about those Mageia users that don't have a
> local community or that prefer spending their time on the global forum
> rather than in local forums?
As same in the parliaments in the Real World (TM) there are mixed groups
whith their own voice and vote.
> Again there is zero need for a representative democracy on the Internet.
> It only distorts the true wishes of the users and potentially creates
> local ego-power-positions that only cause controversy and in-fights.
I think in a representative meritocracy, in fact... No place for egos and
controversy are if the work is evaluated.
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