Do only 28 people care about the future of Thunderbird? Please vote!

Gervase Markham gerv at
Fri Feb 26 15:07:52 UTC 2016

On 26/02/16 14:56, Wayne Mery (Thunderbird QA) wrote:
> This should not be done, for two reasons:
> - The vote process was (appropriately IMO) advertised as being anonymous
> - whether someone voted or not is their own business
> - When the voting process was posted, with in impartial vote counter, no
> objections were raised on this point at that time. Now is not the item
> to change the process.

Wayne is right, primarily for the first reason. We promised an anonymous
ballot, and so we will deliver one. I hadn't considered advertising the
names but not the votes. That seems unusual - I don't know of other
elections where that happens. But regardless, we aren't changing it now.


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