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Re: An ammendment (Re: Formal CFV: General Resolution to Abolish Non-Free)

On Sat, Jun 10, 2000 at 10:00:43PM -0500, Chris Lawrence wrote:
> On Jun 10, Branden Robinson wrote:
> > It's easier to bog down John's proposal in parliamentary bureaucracy if you
> > couch your diametrically opposed proposal as an amendement.
> Translation: it is easier to defeat John's proposal if a clearly
> defined alternative is proposed to be voted upon at the same time.

And this is impossible with a separate proposal how?

> In any event, I don't think the intent of this amendment was to
> deceive John into adopting it.  Anthony just wants to make sure that
> all options are on the table when we vote.  Can you argue with that
> desire?

And this is impossible with a separate proposal how?

G. Branden Robinson            |    Somebody once asked me if I thought sex
Debian GNU/Linux               |    was dirty.  I said, "It is if you're
branden@ecn.purdue.edu         |    doing it right."
roger.ecn.purdue.edu/~branden/ |    -- Woody Allen

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