Re: RFD: amendment of Debian Social Contract
On Wed, 12 Nov 2003 01:30:24 -0500, Buddha Buck <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> Manoj Srivastava wrote:
>> On Tue, 11 Nov 2003 19:47:23 -0500, Branden Robinson
>> <email@example.com> said:
>>> What happens? Our voting system does not give us the ability to
>>> reach the common-sense conclusion that 3 out of every 4 voters
>>> wanted to remove clause 5 from the Social Contract. Instead,
>> Which, in a 3:1 majority, is barely enough.
> The language in the Constitution is "strictly greater", so it is
> barely not enough.
Ah, bah. I missed that. Quorum requirements are "at least that
number", but majority requirements are "strictly greater". Need to
go update devotee.
> For the sake of argument, let's say 3.000 > 3 instead of 3.000 == 3.
Well, adding a single vote 1112 would work as well to
illustrate my point..
The doctrine of human equality reposes on this: that there is no man
really clever who has not found that he is stupid. Gilbert
Manoj Srivastava <firstname.lastname@example.org> <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
1024R/C7261095 print CB D9 F4 12 68 07 E4 05 CC 2D 27 12 1D F5 E8 6E
1024D/BF24424C print 4966 F272 D093 B493 410B 924B 21BA DABB BF24 424C