On Sun, Nov 02, 2003 at 02:45:52AM -0500, Raul Miller wrote: > On Fri, Oct 31, 2003 at 01:10:51PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote: > > If it does, and is reasked, what's to stop a group of 6 people from > > proposing an "amendment" that guts the original proposal down to nothing > > but uncontroversial cosmetic alterations? > > Nothing. > > At that point you have an amendment, which (presuming 6 is sufficient > at that time) will be included on the ballot. Well, Manoj says "not necessarily". He says the Project Secretary may use the authority of the office to exclude an option including the amendment from the ballot. > If a sufficient majority (many more than 6) votes for that amendment, > it wins. Otherwise, it doesn't win. [...] > How is an amendment appearing on the ballot equivalent to a veto? Please see the original message titled "GRs, irrelevant amendments, and insincere voting". -- G. Branden Robinson | Imagination was given man to Debian GNU/Linux | compensate for what he is not, and firstname.lastname@example.org | a sense of humor to console him for http://people.debian.org/~branden/ | what he is.
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