Re: suggestion to fix things...

From: Arthur Keller <voting_at_kellers_dot_org>
Date: Mon May 02 2005 - 21:59:30 CDT

At 4:31 PM -0500 5/2/05, Lara Shaffer wrote:
>Why don't people suggest some things Jamboi and other new OVC Tech people
>can read to get caught up?
>It is less his fault than ours that he keeps reinventing wheels and debating
>issues that have already been discussed at length. We need to have more OVC
>information on our site properly linked so people who haven't been working
>for years on this can get involved.
>I would suggest that Jamboi and others speak more civil-like and
>professional-like to each other (one could suggest some ground rules like no
>name-calling, no unneccessary caps, no put downs, etc) but I've been told
>that this is how tech people talk to each other....(maybe the non-tech girl
>is right in that ground rules can be useful to everyone?)
>The meeting in SV went very well (except for the phone problem- sorry David
>and Fred! We'll figure out a better system for next time.) I feel like the
>OVC project is moving forward at full speed. Without Jamboi that meeting
>would not have happened. We need new people to re-energize those who have
>been working on this for a while.
>Let's not forget we are all working for a common goal: transparent, accurate
>elections. Let's see what we can do to help each other (OVC vets- give the
>new guys some stuff to read; OVC newbies- thanks for your energy and
>enthusiasm, it is helping to move things along).
>As generation X says, "respect yo"
>As professional adults say, "Please keep the discussion process in the realm
>of civility"
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Check out under voting
See FAQ on the OVC website

At some point, read the Wiki (but it's not up now)

Try out the demo (available from the OVC website)

Those are a good start

Best regards,

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