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 firstname.lastname@example.org | difficult for the computer http://people.debian.org/~branden/ | scientist.
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