Dan Waldron on 18 Oct 2000 05:38:33 -0000

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RE: spoon-discuss: incompatibility in judgements

I see the source of the confusion.  You commented on a proposal by
zagarna, which I vigorously defended, thiking you were referring to my
proposal which would do almost exaclty the same thing, except would not
allow gratuitous alterations within the voting period.  My proposal was
submitted a little while ago but has not been recognized yet.


On Wed, 18 Oct 2000, Kieron Jarvis wrote:

> > For this to happen it would have to be possible for revisions to be
> > submitted after voting.  Under my proposal this is not possible.  The only
> > regard in which this proposal system is any more flexible is that it
> > forces the recognition of all revisions made up to the start of voting.
> >
> > <snip>
> >
> > My proposal would not allow the withdrawing or revising of proposals after
> > voting starts unless they were submitted before the start of voting, in
> > which case we would all be aware of them.  Without this amendment we
> > cannot be sure of what we are voting on until the ballot is published, and
> > maybe not even then.
> I can't see where revisions are not possible after voting commences. I would
> like to see revisions limited to the period before voting commences, but I
> don't see it here. Maybe I'm missing something.
> XnJester.