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Re: GRs, irrelevant amendments, and insincere voting

On Sat, 1 Nov 2003 23:36:46 -0500, Anthony DeRobertis <asd@suespammers.org> 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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