[theforum] Vote re: nofollow tags in articles

Drs Marcel Feenstra, MALD, MBA marcel at wintasy.com
Mon Nov 12 09:15:46 CST 2007

On October 17th, Dean Mah wrote:

> Sounds good.  Let's put this baby to a vote on Monday.  Anyone
> interested in making comments has until then to chime in.

That Monday (October 22nd), David Kaufman wrote:

> Dean called a vote on the matter of whether or not to continue evolt's
> current procedure of adding nofollow tags to links in articles on the
> site.
> The thread began here:
> http://lists.evolt.org/theforumarchive/Week-of-Mon-20071008/thread.html
> And continued here:
> http://lists.evolt.org/theforumarchive/Week-of-Mon-20071015/thread.html
> The voting was supposed to end this weekend past, but no one voted over
> the
> weekend and I was just wondering if that was because
> a) no one cares who has not already voted,
> b) people were ignoring the thread, and unaware that a
>    vote was called, or
> c) no one is subscribed to the forum anymore :-)
> I can't do much about a) or c) but, since there was no message posted
> to
> the forum with "vote" in the subject, I figured I'd post this to get
> their
> attention, and maybe let them weigh in with their opinions, too.
> Thanks,
> -dave ...wondering about the legality of extending the election due to
> low
> voter turnout :-)

So the original election, which was supposed to run for five days, has now
been extended by three weeks, and AFAICT, there have been no votes on this
issue since October 23rd... Just wondering if/when it would it be reasonable
to tally the votes!


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