[Nomic02] Some rule suggestions (fwd)
Wed, 15 Jan 2003 09:46:00 -0500 (EST)
On Wed, 15 Jan 2003, Admiral Jota wrote:
> Any player may post a proposal for a change which requires the
> unanimous agreement of all players. All other players may vote "aye"
> or "nay" in response to the proposal by posting this vote to the
> list. Any player may change his or her vote on a proposal until such
> time as the voting is complete. The proposer is assumed to cast an
> initial "aye" (but may change it, like any other vote). Any player
> who hasn't voted on a particular proposal within the first 72 hours
> is assumed to have voted "aye", but may change that vote up until the
> proposal is officially ratified or removed from consideration. If at
> any point any player has voted against a particular proposal, then
> any other player (including other "nay" voters) may declare it to be
> dead, and removed from consideration. If at any point all players
> have voted in favour of a particular proposal (either by voting "aye"
> or failing to vote within the alloted 72 hours), the original
> proposer may declare it to be ratified by posting a message
> containing the text of the proposal, a summary of the votes on it,
> and the time it will come into effect: the issue under consideration
> is considered to have been unanimously agreed by all players after a
> period of one hour from the time of this posting has elapsed.
I'm willing to accept this, although don't think you can still claim
that it's simpler than my proposals.