Re: First Call for votes: General resolution for the handling of the non-free section
On Wed, Mar 10, 2004 at 06:30:03AM +0000, Adam Majer wrote:
> I hope that the above can be one of the unwritten laws. Here in Canada,
> a few years ago one of the provinces thought it would be a good idea to
> separate so there was a big referendum in that province. The separatists
> lost, but almost immediately they started to think of the *next*
> referendum! So people got fed up and elected some other party.
> If, after the votes have been tabulated, we cannot leave an issue like
> non-free alone for at least two release cycles, then it just makes the
> entire vote frivolous, useless and pointless in the first place. It is
> an insult to democracy that we have.
Somebody suggested on IRC yesterday that we indeed should submit a new
GR immediatly if this one should fail, as it probably would take another
four years to get to vote on it ;)