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Re: First call for votes for the Lenny release GR

Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 17 2008, Luk Claes wrote:
>> Manoj Srivastava wrote:
>>> On Tue, Dec 16 2008, Matthew Woodcraft wrote:
>>>> If the proposer of vote/2003/vote_0003 had intended it to give the
>>>> Secretary power to impose supermajority requirements on the grounds
>>>> that an option conflicts with a foundation document, one would have
>>>> expected him to have said so explicitly.
>>>         So, in your opinion, which decision making entity is empowered
>>>  by the constitution to make decisions about super majority
>>>  requirements? What are the constraints on their ability to decide on
>>>  this? What should they be looking at, apart from the constitution, to
>>>  decide whether a super majority rule should apply?
>> I would think the explicit overriding or removal of parts of foundation
>> documents aka changing them as I read it in the constitution (but
>> apparently my interpretation differs from yours).
>         Parse error. Which entity did you mean? Or are you just
>  answering the last question? Does that mean we can just not follow the
>  foundation documents by doing something different, but just not saying
>  explicitly we are over riding them?

Nope, position statements are more like statements telling how to
interprete foundation documents, noone is trying to change them.



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