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Re: Constitutional, Parliamentary Issues (was Re: CFV: Non-freearchive removal)


In article <[🔎] 87wviv3sdn.fsf@glaurung.green-gryphon.com>,
  at 09 Jul 2000 16:28:52 -0500,
 Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org> wrote:

>  	Indeed, now that it appears to be a matter of interpretation,
>  with two wildly different interpretations, I would not be averse to
>  clarifying the language in the constitution about _changing_ non
>  technical documents; indeed, I would be in favout of specifyihng the
>  DFSG and the Social contract as special case documents in the
>  constitution itself.
>  	We could add in the better than a simple majority clause for
>  modifying the DFSG and social contract in at the same time; which
>  would perhaps address the concerns of a number of people.
> 	Please consider this a trial baloon for that idea; if it seems
>  like a good idea, perhaps we can get a constitutional amendment in
>  that addresses the constitutionality of changing these documents (and
>  allay the fears that some have about frivolous, or hasty, changes to
>  core documents for the project).
> 	manoj

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