[aur-general] Non-native English speakers and the AUR by-laws [WAS: removal proposal for Ranguvar]
xyne at archlinux.ca
Sun Dec 5 03:11:28 CET 2010
> On 12/05/2010 12:44 AM, Ng Oon-Ee wrote:
> > On Sun, 2010-12-05 at 07:22 +0800, Ray Rashif wrote:
> >> On 5 December 2010 06:46, Ionuț Bîru<ibiru at archlinux.org> wrote:
> >>> we are all nerds and not layers and we are not in a judge curt to follow,
> >>> bylaws letter by letter
> >> The bylaws are what empower us to act upon and make decisions - it's
> >> not about following the laws word by word. Without them, we wouldn't
> >> take ourselves seriously :)
> >> Granted, the wording can be a little too formal for non-English
> >> speakers. Perhaps there should be some translations for it?
> > That's my take on it as well. Translations would not end however,
> > simplification may be better.
> I also find the bylaws difficult to understand, but maybe it would
> be easier to convert them into a flowchart?
$ rmtu Ranguvar
error: This removal is not in accordance with the TU by-laws.
$ sudo rmtu Ranguvar
removing Ranguvar... done.
I'm halfway tempted to create the flowchart but I just don't have the time. If
someone wants to adapt the dot file from the Arch Linux Help Guide Flowchart,
Make sure that "Blame Allan" is in there somewhere (Was quorum reached? --no-->
Blame Allan --> etc)
For what it's worth, I agree that the by-laws should be followed, even if the
outcome is clear. Out of 28 TUs less than a third participated in the
If you don't like the by-laws then propose a change. If we start picking and
choosing which ones apply and to whom, then what's the point of having by-laws
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