Bug#66023: PROPOSAL] Re: Shared libs vs. plugins.
On Sun, May 06, 2001 at 11:58:56PM +0300, Richard Braakman wrote:
> > Yes, but if I amend the proposal like this, then it needs to be seconded
> > all over again, doesn't it?
> I don't see why. You need two seconds to go from "proposal" to
> "amendment". To go from "amendment" to "accepted", you need
> consensus on the mailing list. This consensus presumably
> includes the opinions of the original seconders.
> Achieving consensus is usually going to involve some minor changes
> to the amendment -- that's the whole point of discussing it.
> If those changes then invalidate the amendment so that the whole
> process has to be started over again, then the policy process would
> be quite heavyweight. I don't think that was the intent.
Well, they don't invalidate it, but they change it from the one that the
seconders seconded. How do I know their second still stands for the changed
proposal, unless I get them to second it again? (It most probably does in
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