[tei-council] renaming <stage> and @stage : the votes

Laurent Romary laurent.romary at inria.fr
Wed May 4 11:38:38 EDT 2011

I actually discussed the issue on Skype with Lou and we kind of thought it would be the best strategy.

Le 4 mai 2011 à 17:11, Lou Burnard a écrit :

> Thanks to everyone for getting their votes on this vexed  issue in! I 
> wish I could say that the results were decisive as a result of this 
> exercise in enhanced democracy, but sadly they were not.
> In first place, there were four votes for <layer> and three for 
> <changeSet>. and one for each of <stratum> <phase> and <revCampaign>.
> Four out of 10 is not a viable majority, so I tried redistributing the 
> second and third place votes of those who had voted for the last three 
> names. This increased the numbers for <layer> slightly (to 5), but 
> reintroduced some new minority candidates.
> The underlying problem is that we have too few voters and too many 
> candidates, obviously. There are quite a few people who like <changeSet> 
> and probably a few more who like <layer>. In the interests of moving on, 
> I think we should adopt <layer> until such time as a better idea comes 
> along, and would like Council's approval to make that proposal in a 
> document to be circulated as a response to the workgroup.
> Is that acceptable?
> Keen watchers of sourceforge etc. will have noticed that there was a 
> rash of implementation activity just before the mayday break. I expect 
> to resume that shortly: just a few other chores to clear away first...
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Laurent Romary
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