[aur-general] TUs and their following of the Bylaws

Xyne xyne at archlinux.ca
Wed Aug 7 07:06:16 EDT 2013

Xyne wrote:

>Lukas Fleischer wrote:
>>The only difference is that a new active TU appearing during the vote
>>results in an overvalued quorum if the number is computed at the
>>beginning (and if the TU votes), whereas an active TU disappearing
>>during the vote results in an overvalued quorum if the number is
>>computed at the end.
>The quorum should be calculated from the number of TUs that were active at any
>point during the vote (perhaps with margins of a few hours at the beginning and
>I saw in one of the patch emails that you wanted to add a list of TUs to the
>vote table. Could you do this:
>1) at the start of the vote, create a list of all active TUs
>2) add a hook to the activity field updater so that any TU that becomes active
>during the vote is appended to the list, while any TU that becomes inactive is
>left in the list
>The margins, if added would remove a TU from the list when marked as inactive
>withing the first x hours of the vote. Likewise, a TU marked as active with
>only X hours left to go would not be added.

On 2013-08-05 01:00 +0200
Lukas Fleischer wrote:

>Another suggestion: Count every TU that is active during the voting
>period (no matter when, no matter how long). That is pretty simple to
>implement: Store all active TUs when a vote starts, add a TU to that
>list (for all running votes) whenever he becomes active.

Sorry, I replied before reading the rest of the thread.
Obviously +1 for this approach.

Thanks for working on this!

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