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Re: GFDL position statement ballot invalid

On Tue, 2006-02-28 at 13:48 -0500, Raul Miller wrote: foundation
> >
> > This makes no sense because the text of the modifications is not given.
> I disagree.
> Here are some definitions for "modifications":
>    http://www.answers.com/modifications
> And here's some definitions for the associated word "modify":
>   http://www.answers.com/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.

Well, I am actually inhabiting the real world rather than the Debian
parallel universe!

An amendment to a document (in the real world) always implies a change
of text; that is how you can tell that it has changed.

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