Re: State of the GR's: Part 2 - Position statement on the DPL and Dunc-Tank
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- Subject: Re: State of the GR's: Part 2 - Position statement on the DPL and Dunc-Tank
- From: Manoj Srivastava <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Mon, 02 Oct 2006 12:10:40 -0500
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- In-reply-to: <20060927092251.GA3722@soziologie.ch> (Gaudenz Steinlin's message of "Wed\, 27 Sep 2006 11\:22\:51 +0200")
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On Wed, 27 Sep 2006 11:22:51 +0200, Gaudenz Steinlin <email@example.com> said:
> On Sun, Sep 24, 2006 at 03:07:45PM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
>> As I currently understand it, the position statement GR regarding
>> the project leader and Dunc-Tank has adequate numbers of seconds;
>> and received enough seconds on the 21st of September.
>> This is an independent proposal.
> I don't see why you want to vote on this separate to the recall
> vote. When I was seconding this proposal I was under the impression
> that both will be voted together and I wanted to have an option on
> the ballot to actively express support for the DPL.
They are general resolutions under different statutes of the
constitution; one is a recall of a dpl, with the ballot being
recall/don't recall.further discussion; the other is a position
statement, with a proposal and now an amendment. Any other amendments
may still be offered for the position statement.
> I can't see how anybody sane would want to pass both, the recall
> proposal and this one. So there is no problem with voting them on
> the same ballot.
A reasonable person might not like what the DPL did,. and
might not want to support him, but might not consider it warranting a
So, a person might want to a) not recall, not affirm,
b) not recall, affirm, or c) recall, not affirm.
Seems like there is reasonable grounds for considering them
> The last thing we need IMHO is two or even three (if Ian's GR
> receives enough seconds) votes on Dunc-Tank related
> matters. Therefore I'll withdraw my second if this is voted on a
> separate ballot.
Are you formally withdrawing your sponsorship?
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