[Linux-aus] Proposed Linux Australia Constitution Changes

David Newall david at davidnewall.com
Mon Jul 18 19:20:33 EST 2011

On 15/07/11 19:07, Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 15, 2011 at 7:09 PM, David Newall<david at davidnewall.com>  wrote:
>> >  On 15/07/11 12:57, Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:
>>> >>
>>> >>  Did you even read John's original email and the changes that were made?
>> >
>> >  Well, yes, of course.  Funny sort of question to be asking.
>> >
>>> >>  Check out :
>>> >>
>>> >>  https://github.com/linuxaustralia/constitution/commit/7707b086bf74f1960eab7aae07a43be6837d3ca0
>>> >>  for the change that introduced the proxy votes into the re-based model
>>> >>  rules.
>> >
>> >  I think you completely misunderstood what I said.  The point I made is that
>> >  neither old nor new model constitutions completely meet our needs.  I gave
>> >  the example of proxies, which the new one doesn't allow
> You still haven't read it and you also haven't read my email or the
> link that I pointed to.

I'll ignore your implied claim that I'm a liar; I'll restrain myself 
from saying why I think it is that you still haven't understood what 
I've been trying to say; I'll say it again, I'll say it clear, if needs 
I'll shout it in your ear!

We have proxies.  We have them because we resolved to have them; we 
changed the model constitution.  Proxies are but one example of how the 
model fails to meet our needs.

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