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Subject: Re: [docbook-tc] It looks like DocBook V4.5 will pass!
Mary, I agree with Jirka and Norm on this 100%. If the vote didn't actually make it in time because of this (I'm out of the country and don't have very good access, so I can't tell if we got that last vote or not), I think you have no option except to extend the voting period and send out a note explaining the situation. BTW, any possibility of giving an individual member .05 of a vote:-). I think I pay at least that percentage of the smaller corporate types for my membership. If so, count me as a yes! Thanks, Dick Hamilton firstname.lastname@example.org ================================= On Sat, 2006-09-30 at 17:51 +0200, Jirka Kosek wrote: > Mary McRae wrote: > > > Please note that Kavi calculation is not accurate -- 15% of 357 is 52.05, > > meaning that you need 53 votes ... > > This is not very good joke. I checked ballot page yesterday evening > (CEST) to see if we have enough votes. I saw 15% percent here, so I > didn't urged several members that are from US, who were at that time at > their work and can make additional votes before they will leave their > computers and go to weekend (when voting ends). > > It is absolutely unacceptable for me if 15% shown on OASIS page doesn't > mean 15% in reality. If this confusing information will led to fact that > DocBook V4.5 will not be approved as an OASIS standard I will have no > other possibility then to leave OASIS. Members of TC did a lot of hard > work to prepare DocBook V4.5 and I can't support organization that is > wasting time and talent of those people because of rounding error. > > Regards, > > Jirka Kosek > >