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Re: DPL candidates: what is effective?

Wouter Verhelst <wouter@debian.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 27, 2007 at 09:42:39AM +0000, MJ Ray wrote:
> > - what do you mean by "effective"?
>   Effective \Ef*fect"ive\, a. [L. effectivus: cf. F. effectif.]
>      Having the power to produce an effect or effects; producing a
>      decided or decisive effect; efficient; serviceable;
>      operative; as, an effective force, remedy, speech; the
>      effective men in a regiment.
> > - when would you say a delegation is no longer effective?
> When the person in the delegation role is no longer actively working on
> what he or she has been delegated to do.

Even if the person still has the power to produce an effect or effects?
I think the above answers seem to contradict.

Further, it's disappointing to see argument by dictionary.

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