eugman on Tue, 5 Jul 2005 15:04:41 -0500 (CDT)

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Re: [s-d] Re: [auto] Wonko submits p146

Yes yes I know this. I've got all week.

> > automailer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx writes:
> >> Wonko has submitted a new proposal, p146.
> >> [Allowing actions on private fora]
> >
> > I like the idea, but
> > - I'm not sure it's a good plan to allow one to retroactively change
> >   what happened in the game. It might be okay, I'm just concerned
> >   since I'm hearing that we allow actions that could change history.
> > - I think I'd prefer it if spoon-discuss were some kind of semi-public
> >   forum, which allowed optional recognition, as opposed to allowing
> >   actions in any private forum. If a private forum is any way for
> >   outsiders to communicate, I could recognize an action that my wife
> >   verbally told me or that someone emailed me, which seems like a bad
> >   idea.
> Making s-d a semi-public (protected?) forum would solve both problems, in
> fact - my main motivation for making the retroactive clause was the fear
> that a player communicating privately with another would jokingly say
> something that the other player would then recognize and force them into
> doing.
> I'll fix that later tonight.
> BTW, speaking of prop fixes, p140 (Inundatron, by Eugene) will have no
> effect as it currently stands, because it attempts to define the Gibberish
> Word without setting a new one.
> -- 
> Wonko
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