Re: GRs, irrelevant amendments, and insincere voting
On Sat, 1 Nov 2003 23:36:46 -0500, Anthony DeRobertis <email@example.com> said:
> On Nov 1, 2003, at 23:09, Branden Robinson wrote:
>> Personally, I have no intention of accepting wholly irrelevant
>> amendments to my proposed GR.
> I have now come to agree with you: If we wind up with nonsense like
> the current BR amendment + keep ix86, then our system is broken.
> My current thinking is that this problem can be resolved by
> requiring orthogonal choices to be on separate ballots. This is,
> btw, a stronger criteria than germaneness.
Whoa there. Some would consider that the editorial changes
and dropping section 5 are orthogonal changes, since we can have one,
or the other, or both, and neither affects each other.
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