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Re: GFDL position statement ballot invalid

On 2/28/06, Oliver Elphick <olly@lfix.co.uk> wrote:
> On Sat, 2006-02-25 at 17:21 -0600, Debian Project Secretary wrote:
>         Majority Requirement
>         Amendment B requires a 3:1 majority, since it require
>         modifications to the Social contract, or the DFSG, both
>         foundation documents.
> This makes no sense because the text of the modifications is not given.

I disagree.

Here are some definitions for "modifications":
And here's some definitions for the associated word "modify":

In particular, note definition 1 for modify:

    To change in form or character; alter.

Put more bluntly: the constitution does not require that the text
be editted for 3:1 supermajority requirement cases.


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