lord at emf.net
Mon Apr 9 03:12:09 EDT 2007
Alan Bawden wrote:
> So I think you've chosen option (b), correct?
I suppose. I realize that by default that makes it a non-starter.
Legalisticly speaking, I'm not sure that the charter needs revision.
That is, existing options could be exercised to achieve the effect of
my proposals by creating supplementary processes -- as I understand
it, the existing literal language of the charter is flexible enough to
permit this, if there was consensus among editors and steering
committee to go in that direction.
Is that really the most interesting question?
Chief of cannibal tribe: Do you chose death, or do you choose Chi-Chi?
(ominously chanting tribal crowd): Chi-chi! Chi-Chi! Chi-Chi! Chi-Chi!
[Chief raises a hand, silencing the tribe]
Effete but proud explorer: I chose death!
Chief: You have chosen wisely! But first, a little Chi-Chi.....
--- Firesign Theater (approximately)
(Original punchline: Very well! Death by Chi-Chi!
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