Craig on 16 Jul 2003 03:16:01 -0000

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RE: [spoon-discuss] Where do we go from here?

>>>>>>> such actions. (because otherwise, the action could change the
>>>>>>> rules to
>>>>>>> nullify Dave's veto before Dave got the chance to).
>>>>>> Dave's veto could be assumed to be retroactive.
>>>>>>> But what happens if you get sick, or go on vacation? Does
>>>>>>> everything
>>>>>>> just shut down?
>>>>>> You get a new minister?
>>>>> It is far too complicated to just hot potato on the fly like that,
>>>>> Its like when teh GridMin vannished
>>>> -What ever happens when a Minister goes away? This is a problem with
>>>> any Ministry, not just this one. What about a backup Minister? Or
>>>> something like that? And
>>> don't ask me what happens if the second Minister goes away as well.
>>> You might as well ask "what if SkyNet blows us all to kingdom come?"
>>> Well, then the Ministry
>>> won't be updated, will it?-
>>> And the resulting discrepancies, undetermined game state and hassles
>>> don't instantly make you declare this fatally flawed?
>> -Not unless you want to destroy all the Ministries for the same reason
>> and give all the work back to Dave. Every new person who does some
>> work increases the odds that we have a pause in some section of the
>> game. This is nothing new. So why is it a big problem now?-

>If we set up a Wiki system, then I can see this working; we could
>establish societies in charge of maintaining things like the Grid, and
>the Duties system can handle all the trivial ministries.

Wiki based nomic...
We'll have to lock the ruleset page so only Dave can change it. Oh, and
everyone needs to be the only person who can change that person's votes.

 -- Teucer

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