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Re: Questions Regarding Delegates

On Wed, 28 Feb 2007, Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 27, 2007 at 09:55:52PM +0100, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> > Probably. But what is the purpose of not being able to delegate to
> > the DPL then? I doubt it was added just to make sure that people
> > understand that delegation means sharing power with someone else.
> There are mandatory delegations (the DAMs; see 8.1.2), expressily
> created in the constitution so that power is not too concentrated.  It
> makes excellent sense to me that the DPL cannot circumvent this
> decentralization of power by appointing themselves as DAM.

Right, that fits very well with the discussion that happened at that time.

The first draft of the constitution left the power of expelling someone to
the leader and afterwards it has been "externalized" to another delegate.
So it was quite logical to forbid the sharing of DPL hat and DAM hat.

Raphaël Hertzog

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