[Jenkins-infra] Board election (INFRA-536)

R. Tyler Croy tyler at monkeypox.org
Fri Oct 21 16:15:07 UTC 2016


(replies inline)

On Thu, 20 Oct 2016, nicolas de loof wrote:

> 2016-10-20 17:45 GMT+02:00 Daniel Beck <ml at beckweb.net>:
> 
> >
> > > On 20.10.2016, at 17:03, nicolas de loof <nicolas.deloof at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > > I prefer to use jenkins.io ID vs arbitrary string, so one can link to
> > profile, github, gravatar, etc.
> >
> > No real need for any of this as there'll be a blog post or similar
> > introduction articles on each candidate.
> >
> > Besides,
> > * You won't get around the need to have a custom URL as just linking to
> > the GitHub profile or wiki profile will be pretty much useless in informing
> > voters about the candidates.
> > * Since we're placing so much emphasis on company affiliation that we need
> > a custom counting algorithm, we really should show this in the voting UI as
> > well.
> >
> 
> ack
> 
> 
> >
> > > just as a side note, writing votes log to a plain file doesn't make this
> > solution "simpler", until we can ensure this file is persisted and has
> > backups. IIUC we don't have such a guarantee with current hosting solution,
> > do we ?
> >
> > To clarify, the voting log can be a database or whatever else you want.
> > It's just that there's no need to add the result computation to the account
> > app.
> >
> 
> right, but we don't have any safe storage but LDAP iiuc. Maybe Tyler can
> provide more details ?



I am strongly against using LDAP as a general-purpose data storage tier for the
account-app, which is why I suggested adding an actual DB behind the
account-app to help with this.



- R. Tyler Croy

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