[aur-general] Understanding the Trusted User Bylaws

Ionuț Bîru ibiru at archlinux.org
Sat Dec 4 18:22:06 EST 2010

On 12/05/2010 01:06 AM, Loui Chang wrote:
> On Sun 05 Dec 2010 00:44 +0200, Ionuț Bîru wrote:
>> On 12/05/2010 12:25 AM, Loui Chang wrote:
>>> http://aur.archlinux.org/trusted-user/TUbylaws.html
>>> I've noticed that there have been a few cases relatively recently where
>>> people don't really understand the bylaws.
>>> I'd like to encourage all Trusted Users to read over the bylaws
>>> periodically to make sure that they fully understand the procedures.
>>> Questions and clarifications are welcome on this list.
>>> If something is hard to understand, the bylaws can be revised and amended.
>>> If you don't agree with a certain procedure that may also be amended.
>>> Thanks for your consideration.
>> because the bylaws are cryptic and i would enumerate below the logic of the
>> bylaws understand right now. in parentheses
> Well, the biggest cryptic thing in the Bylaws are lines like:
>> bool SVP( motion, unsigned short discussion_period, float quorum,
>> unsigned short voting_period );
> and
>> SVP( addition_of_TU, 5, 0.66, 7 );
> We probably shouldn't look at TU procedure so much like a computer
> program. hah.
> I would change the SVP lines to something like:
>> Addition of a Trusted User:
>>     5 Five days of discussion
>>     7 Seven days of voting
>>   66% Sixty-six percent Quorum
>> This is today logic. And this time my eyes read until the end.
> I'm glad you figured it out. :)

Ok, i would ask to read again, two times or more, because i didn't 
comment on TU addition. We are on removing procedure.

This thread is for improving the quality of bylaws or maybe removing.


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