Bryan Donlan on Mon, 3 Jan 2005 13:26:39 -0600 (CST)

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Re: [s-d] Re: [auto] BeeDee submits p1976

On Mon, 03 Jan 2005 14:13:22 -0500, Peter Cooper Jr.
<pete+bnomic@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> automailer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx writes:
> > BeeDee has submitted a new proposal, p1976.
> > ---------------------------------
> > Proposal 1976/0: Redundant, eh?
> > A Standard Proposal by BeeDee
> > Last modified on nweek 76, nday 1
> >
> > Repeal rule 10.
> > ---------------------------------
> Even though it seems redundant to me as well (in any game, the players
> and the objects in the game have to follow the rules... Otherwise
> there really isn't a game), I don't see the harm in having it in
> there, just to try to keep people from trying to do anything too
> crazy.
> It also might not be a bad plan for something (which I think this is
> intended to do) to say that the Rules are what's governing the game,
> and not just some random document that the game happens to
> contain. (Maybe this is somewhere else too and I've just missed it.)

Currently the interaction of r10 and r11 seems to be to make all rules
in all rulebooks active. In any case; you can either say r10 only has
power because of itself, which leads to a paradox, or you can say that
r10 gains its power from being in the Rules, in which case it isn't
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