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Re: RFD: amendment of Debian Social Contract

On Thu, Oct 30, 2003 at 09:44:46AM -0600, John Goerzen wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 30, 2003 at 07:29:46AM -0800, Robert Woodcock wrote:
> > On Thu, Oct 30, 2003 at 09:15:09AM -0600, John Goerzen wrote:
> > > The problem is that it may also be the case that more people preferred
> > > Branden's proposal over doing nothing at all, in which case it would be
> > > inappropriately defeated.
> > 
> > I'm aware of that. I simply disagree with your conclusion of
> > 'inappropriately'.
> Well, presumably if that happened, a second vote would be held on Branden's
> proposal and it would pass.

No, people could continue to propose "less controversial" amendments ad
nauseum; say, editorial changes only.

G. Branden Robinson                |     Software engineering: that part of
Debian GNU/Linux                   |     computer science which is too
branden@debian.org                 |     difficult for the computer
http://people.debian.org/~branden/ |     scientist.

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