The development team votes on various proposals including the “Top Contribution of the Month”. This page shows how these votes should be conducted.

Creating a voting form

Description belows how to creat a form from scratch, alternatively you can use this template.

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  • fill in the form title both in the main view and on the top left of the page

  • In the description we normally add the following line:

“As this is a non-technical proposal, no reason/s are required, just pick one. For more details on how this works see here:

  • The first question should be titled “Your Email”, of type “Short answer” and “Required”

  • The 2nd question is normally a “Multiple choice” and also “Required”

  • To allow users to modify their responses, select the gear icon and check “Edit after submit” and press Save

  • Finally to send out the voting form:

    • push the Send button

    • set the “Email To” field to “

    • fill in the Subject and Message fields

    • to allow others to see the responses (including, click the “Collaborators” link and add their email in the “Invite people” field

    • check “Include form in email” and press “Send”

Normally the vote should be open for 1 week and be discussed at the weekly development call.

After the voting period ends, you will want to check the response and inform the development team:

  • open

  • find your voting form and click on it

  • click the “Responses” tab to see a graph of who voted (ensure there is only one response per person) and the results.

The vote is passed if more than 50% of the responses are positive.