Re: typo in constitution.
I originally posted this to -devel and -www, some (5?) hours ago,
after talking to Josip Rodin (Joy) on IRC, we both decided that the
best thing was to just go ahead and fix it in the wml (website).
I am sending it to -devel, and -www, because I originally posted
there, to secretary, and to -vote on his advice, for archival
We both agree that this does not in any way change the
spirit/meaning of the document.
I will fix/commit in the webwml shortly after posting, changes will be
I don't really think anyone should object, but of course email me if
you think for some reason this should not be fixed, and sorry for
the big cross-post :).
On Sun, Feb 11, 2001 at 09:53:23PM -1000, Brian Russo wrote:
> sorry for the crosspost.
> there's a typo in the constitution, at least both copies I have.
> I noticed it going over the website, it's present like this in the
> constitution in the doc-debian package also.
> I would have just fixed/committed but I wasn't sure if this
> was really Ok to do in this case.
> Section A.1. Discussion and Amendment, 6.
> 6.The proposer of a resolution may make changes to correct minor
> errors (for example, typographical errors or inconsistencies) or
> changes which do not alter the meaning, providing noone objects
> within 24 hours. In this case the mininum discussion period is not
> s/the mininum/the minimum/, in the last sentence.
> Kind of ironic considering this bit is dealing with how to handle
> typographical errors.
> anyway, what should i do?
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