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Re: Proposal - Deferment of Changes from GR 2004-003

On Fri, 28 May 2004 13:11:21 -0400, Raul Miller <moth@debian.org> said: 

> On Fri, May 28, 2004 at 03:38:47PM +0100, Andrew Suffield wrote:
>> While we're on the subject of interpretations, the first clause
>> ("The Debian project resolves that it will not compromise on
>> freedom") constitutes a position statement about an issue of the
>> day, under 4.1.5. Anybody who tries to give it a stronger meaning
>> is invited to stop being a dick.

> That meaning is plenty strong as it is.

> "Position of the day statements can overrule foundation documents if
> they achieve a 3:1 majority" seems to be a valid interpetation of
> the constitution.

	Only if the intent was so stated at the start of voting,
 since the voters intent may be affected by whether they felt a
 foundation document was being overruled.

	I would not like to have foundation docs bein
 serendipitously being overturned by a simple non 3:1 requiring GR.

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