Re: [ncc-charter] new words - where from?

From: Kent Crispin (
Date: Tue Aug 29 2000 - 22:46:25 PDT

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    On Wed, Aug 30, 2000 at 12:44:04PM +0900, Adam Peake wrote:
    > Kent, thank you.
    > 1. I would have put the new text on political party membership as the last
    > paragraph in Section II, but a quibble.

    My personal preference is that we should not include this text in this
    iteration, but in the interests of harmony... Anyway, I moved it to
    the place you suggested.

    > (I have an additional comment on
    > non-voting I'll send separately.)
    > 2. Agree about returning to 1 year term. Current AdCom members were
    > elected for 1 year.

    Yes, and the most recent charter had one year terms explicitly. We
    have to bear in mind that Raul's last displayed charter got a lot of
    visibility in the constituency, and the there wasn't any controversy
    about the 1 year term that I recall.

    > 3. G. Replacement. Still refers to a "two-year term" Should be changed to
    > 1 year.


    > 4. Impeachment. Didn't YJ mention something about this in her notes on
    > DNSO review? Is this something the Names Council and constituencies should
    > be looking at for some consistency?
    > Anyway, for now if we don't know what it means, suggest to the constituency
    > that words about impeachment be removed until a process is agreed - work in
    > progress item?
    > Thanks,
    > Adam
    > >On Tue, Aug 29, 2000 at 07:28:41PM +0200, Dany Vandromme wrote:
    > >> On Tue, 29 Aug 2000, Adam Peake wrote:
    > >>> Shouldn't we be using the February 2000 version of the charter as the basis
    > >>> for amendments?
    > >> -
    > >> After I made changes to the initial draft, I would prefer you point out
    > >> the changes suggested by Raul if they are significant. I would not redo
    > >> the changes again, otherwise I will not get it done before next week.
    > >> Thanks
    > >> Dany
    > >
    > >Dany, there are *many* significant differences, starting with the
    > >title, and in my opinion we really cannot use the old charter as a
    > >base. In the interests of time, I have edited your changes into
    > >Raul's last posted version and posted it on the web site.
    > >
    > >I did make a couple of small changes, and interspersed a couple of notes
    > >about things that need to be fixed, IMHO. In particular, I marked the
    > >new text about political parties, since that is a fairly substantial
    > >addition, and I thought it should be highlighted. I also introduced the
    > >abbreviation "AdCom", and used it in several places. I reworded the
    > >segue following the "running mates" proposal so that it just flows
    > >naturally into the following section, and marked it as an addition
    > >rather than as an alternate, since the "AdCom selects" proposal is
    > >not optional -- it is present in all versions.
    > >
    > >Kent
    > >
    > >--
    > >Kent Crispin "Do good, and you'll be
    > > lonesome." -- Mark Twain

    Kent Crispin                               "Do good, and you'll be                           lonesome." -- Mark Twain

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