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Number of records in this query:185
Total records in survey:185
Percentage of total:100.00%

Field summary for general01
Should OSGeo move from the actual elected Charter member model to an (open) regular membership?
Answer Count Percentage
Yes (A1) 44 23.78%  
No (A2) 48 25.95%  
Not sure (A3) 52 28.11%  
No answer 9 4.86%  
Not completed or Not displayed 32 17.30%  

Field summary for general09Fee
If you agree with the OSGeo regular membership, do you also agree with a low annual membership fee?
Answer Count Percentage
Yes (A1) 63 34.05%  
No (A2) 39 21.08%  
Not sure (A3) 26 14.05%  
No answer 25 13.51%  
Not completed or Not displayed 32 17.30%  

Field summary for general09Charter
If you agree with the OSGeo regular membership for a small fee, do you also agree Charter membership for the ‘guardians’ and as recognition?
Answer Count Percentage
Yes (A1) 63 34.05%  
No (A2) 16 8.65%  
Not sure (A3) 26 14.05%  
No answer 48 25.95%  
Not completed or Not displayed 32 17.30%  

Field summary for general08
OSGeo Membership should be more open/closed (inclusive/exclusive)?
Answer Count Percentage
Open (inclusive) - "make it easy for all passionate people within the OSGeo community to join" (quote from Cameron Shorter) (A1) 96 51.89%  
Closed (exclusive) - "democracry is not about giving posts to everybody for avoiding "disappointment", but to establish a leadership accepted by a majority" (quote from Peter Baumann) (A2) 37 20.00%  
No answer 20 10.81%  
Not completed or Not displayed 32 17.30%  

Field summary for general02
The primary purpose of OSGeo Membership is
Answer Count Percentage
Increase participation in OSGeo activities (A1) 57 30.81%  
Recognize substantial OSGeo contributors (A2) 16 8.65%  
Give members a sense of identity and cohesion (A3) 61 32.97%  
Other 10 5.41%  
No answer 9 4.86%  
Not completed or Not displayed 32 17.30%  

Field summary for general03
Maintaining some structure to prevent takeover of the organization is
Answer Count Percentage
A waste of time and effort (A1) 25 13.51%  
Worthwhile even if guarding against an unlikely event (A2) 96 51.89%  
Other 14 7.57%  
No answer 18 9.73%  
Not completed or Not displayed 32 17.30%  

Field summary for general04
Charter membership should be renamed to
Answer Count Percentage
Keep it as Charter (A1) 80 43.24%  
Voting members (A2) 35 18.92%  
Electors (A3) 3 1.62%  
Other 10 5.41%  
No answer 25 13.51%  
Not completed or Not displayed 32 17.30%  

Field summary for general06
The number of Charter members should be
Answer Count Percentage
Restricted to some low number (A1) 25 13.51%  
Only be constrained by the number of good candidates available (A2) 86 46.49%  
Other 21 11.35%  
No answer 21 11.35%  
Not completed or Not displayed 32 17.30%  

Field summary for general07
Charter member term should be limited (instead of a lifetime membership as is now)?
Answer Count Percentage
No (A1) 72 38.92%  
Yes (A2) 49 26.49%  
No answer 32 17.30%  
Not completed or Not displayed 32 17.30%  

Field summary for electionMethod
Please select the most appropriate charter members selection mechanism. Further explanations are displayed when each option/sub-option is selected.
Answer Count Percentage
Formula using the YES/NO/ABSTAIN votes for each nominee (A1) 84 45.41%  
The number of PRO votes for each nominee (A2) 57 30.81%  
No answer 3 1.62%  
Not completed or Not displayed 41 22.16%  

Field summary for supportFormula
Please select the nominee support calculation formula and the election threshold.
Answer Count Percentage
Formula 1: YES/(YES+NO+ABSTAIN)*100 (2014 formula) (A1) 33 17.84%  
Formula 2: YES/(YES+NO)*100 (A2) 25 13.51%  
Formula 3: (YES-NO)/(YES+NO+ABSTAIN)*100 (A3) 26 14.05%  
No answer 0 0.00%  
Not completed or Not displayed 101 54.59%  

Field summary for o1Percent
Select the threshold (percent)
Answer Count Percentage
5% (2014 value) (A1) 8 4.32%  
50% (2015 proposed value) (A2) 23 12.43%  
Other percent (A3) 2 1.08%  
No answer 0 0.00%  
Not completed or Not displayed 152 82.16%  

Field summary for o1o3SpecifyPercent:
Please specify the threshold (percent)
Calculation Result
Count 2
Sum 55.0000000000
Standard deviation 2.5
Average 27.5
Minimum 25.0000000000
2nd quartile (Median) 27.5
Maximum 30.0000000000
Null values are ignored in calculations
Q1 and Q3 calculated using minitab method
Field summary for o2SpecifyPercent:
Please specify the threshold (percent)
Calculation Result
Count 25
Sum 1407.0000000000
Standard deviation 25.82
Average 56.28
Minimum 0.0000000000
1st quartile (Q1) 50
2nd quartile (Median) 66
3rd quartile (Q3) 75
Maximum 90.0000000000
Null values are ignored in calculations
Q1 and Q3 calculated using minitab method
Field summary for o3SpecifyPercent:
Please specify the threshold (percent)
Calculation Result
Count 26
Sum 1086.0000000000
Standard deviation 18.88
Average 41.77
Minimum 0.0000000000
1st quartile (Q1) 30
2nd quartile (Median) 50
3rd quartile (Q3) 50
Maximum 80.0000000000
Null values are ignored in calculations
Q1 and Q3 calculated using minitab method
Field summary for oldSchoolVote
Please choose the selection method
Answer Count Percentage
Each year the board will open X charter member seats. The first X nominees according with the PRO votes will be elected. The board will make his decision on the number of seats based on the charter member recommendation on the inclusive/exclusive charter membership policy (see previous question in the survey). (A1) 37 20.00%  
A threshold (similar with the one used in formulas) should be applied to the nominee support (percent given by PRO votes from the total amount of voters). All the nominees above the threshold will be declared elected. (A2) 20 10.81%  
No answer 0 0.00%  
Not completed or Not displayed 128 69.19%  

Field summary for oldSchoolPercent:
Please specify the threshold (percent)
Calculation Result
Count 20
Sum 959.0000000000
Standard deviation 24.53
Average 47.95
Minimum 5.0000000000
1st quartile (Q1) 21.25
2nd quartile (Median) 50
3rd quartile (Q3) 67.5
Maximum 100.0000000000
Null values are ignored in calculations
Q1 and Q3 calculated using minitab method