[Ksummit-discuss] Linux Foundation Technical Advisory Board election results 2017

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Thu Oct 26 00:23:20 UTC 2017

On 10/26/17 00:14, Laurent Pinchart wrote:
>> It was a very close election, with the next candidate on the list
>> receiving 36 votes.
> Do we have a procedure in place in case the tie that we only avoided by one 
> vote would have happened ?

In that case thw winner(s) would be drawn randomly.  The scanning tool
scripts actually assigns each candidate a tiebreaker number via
/dev/urandom, but we have not yet decided if we would do that or, for
example, a physical coin toss.

We have had ties in the past, and had one this time too, but none that
has ever crossed the cut line.


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