DMB: proposal for adjustment to quorum rule

Robie Basak robie.basak at
Mon Nov 8 22:57:40 UTC 2021

On Sat, Nov 06, 2021 at 12:19:52PM -0400, Dan Streetman wrote:
> We reached 5 voting board members, so I closed the poll, and the
> results are here:
> The winner is "Quorum votes are required, however if quorum is not
> reached at first meeting, at the next meeting majority present votes
> are required".
> I'll update the DMB KB page to reflect this.

I don't think you can pass a DMB motion based on a Condorcet winner
alone. You need an absolute majority vote. I suggest we proceed by
asking DMB members to ratify the Condorcet vote outcome here. My vote is

FWIW, I'm disappointed that you chased for votes after my EOD on a
Friday, and then closed the vote before Monday. That ping was
effectively pointless.

Recent DMB meetings have been busy with multiple applicants and with
meetings going over time. I had been focusing my efforts on those. I
appreciate you continuing to drive this forward, but given that there
are multiple things going on at once, I'd have appreciated at least an
agenda item during an existing meeting before closing these all out.
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