Re: Number typo in the Constitution
On Mon, July 9, 2012 05:07, Ian Jackson wrote:
> Fix this with the following semantically neutral amendment:
> - Increment the section numbers of sections A.2 to A.6;
> - Renumber the second section A.1 to A.2;
> - Amend the references into A from elsewhere in the constitution
> accordingly. Specifically change the references to A.6 in
> 5.2(7) and 6.1(7) to refer to that section under its new
> number A.7.
This would of course break previous references to the section numbers, and
may be confusing e.g. when browsing older mail archives referencing a
specific section. To me an obvious solution would be to renumber the first
'A.1.' to 'A.0.', a numbering convention not quite unknown to us all.
Would there be a drawback in that approach?