[OSGeo-Discuss] Bylaws or procedures? [was: OSGeo Elections starting tomorrow]
stephan at meissl.name
Tue Jul 9 09:58:06 PDT 2013
Ahem, Peter are you sure about the mailing list you're posting to?
On 07/09/2013 06:55 PM, Peter Baumann wrote:
> On 07/09/2013 06:45 PM, Adrian Custer wrote:
>> On 7/9/13 12:32 PM, Peter Baumann wrote:
>>> Hi Adrian,
>>> logically I cannot see the conflict - it's the intersection of both sets
>>> described which gets effective in the end. I do agree, however, that
>>> such a distributed modular ;-) spec is not easy to follow.
>> "need not be .... members"
>> "must be ... members"
>> seem in conflict to the extent that the latter trumps the former and
>> has an opposite intent.
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> by way of example (rather than launching first-order logic):
> "need not be ...member of the corp (=OGC)"
> intersect with
> "must be charter members"
> adult natural persons, from inside/outside Delaware, from
> inside/outside US (*), inside/outside OGC staff, charter members of one
> of the OGC SWGs.
> = adult WG charter members.
> (*) logical term not minimized, Delaware actually is obsolete; likewise
> OGC. But lawyers like to be over-precise, as opposed to mathematicians.
> For example, my co-chair Stephan Meissl would qualify, as he is WCS.SWG
> charter member.
> PS: interesting use of normative "may" in the sense of "shall" in
> Section 3.3. Breaking ISO style. ;-)
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