[OSGeo-Discuss] Bylaws or procedures? [was: OSGeo Elections starting tomorrow]

Peter Baumann p.baumann at jacobs-university.de
Tue Jul 9 10:00:42 PDT 2013


I thought Adrian intentionally started on this list. May it be entertaining for 
those who like logicals :) ..and apologies for spamming those who are bored by it.
-Peter


On 07/09/2013 06:58 PM, Stephan Mei├čl wrote:
> Ahem, Peter are you sure about the mailing list you're posting to?
>
> cu
> Stephan
>
>
> 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.
>>>>
>>>> cheers,
>>>> Peter
>>> Ah?
>>>    "need not be .... members"
>>> and
>>>    "must be ... members"
>>> seem in conflict to the extent that the latter trumps the former and
>>> has an opposite intent.
>>>
>>> ~adrian
>>>
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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.
>>
>>      qed
>>
>> (*) logical term not minimized, Delaware actually is obsolete; likewise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.
>>
>> cheers,
>> Peter
>>
>> PS: interesting use of normative "may" in the sense of "shall" in
>> Section 3.3. Breaking ISO style. ;-)
>>
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