haha, when I said the 'person' couldn't register or deregister I took it for
granted that default state was "Registered" for em - of course it isn't -
yeah a non-player person that couldn't register is indeed nearly completely
useless...

On Fri, 23 Feb 2018, Madeline wrote:
> Okay, you said artificial person rather than artificial player. Guess that was
> just a slip of the fingers? And that's a good point about being able to do
> anytime, I definitely misinterpreted there. Perhaps changing it to
> one-per-month would be a better idea!
> 
> On 2018-02-23 12:03, Kerim Aydin wrote:
> > Where does it say one action per month?  The way I'm reading it, the second
> > paragraph of R2532 allows the owner to do anything anytime on behalf of the
> > zombie?  The scaring is once a month but that's a price of ownership not
> > a limit on non-scaring actions, I think.
> > 
> > That said, I just noticed that zombies are nearly worthless anyway but in
> > a different way, so maybe it doesn't matter :).  (not telling the reason
> > right this minute!)
> > 
> > I hear you on the "artificial is too artificial to be a person" part.
> > But I don't mean making them non-players, I mean making them permanent
> > (artificial) players.
> > 
> > On Fri, 23 Feb 2018, Madeline wrote:
> > > I mean in the current rules they can only perform one action a month, so I
> > > don't think they're that overpowered? Making them non-players seems like
> > > it'd
> > > make them entirely useless. And "artificial person" seems like it's
> > > distorting
> > > the definition of person that we've kind of agreed not to question too
> > > hard?
> > > 
> > > On 2018-02-23 05:37, Kerim Aydin wrote:
> > > > patching auctions, but think there should be a deeper change
> > > > because zombies are pretty powerful and unchecked right now.
> > > > Also, zombies from actual natural persons has a bit of baggage.
> > > > 
> > > > But the bidding's pretty cool, so Outline for discussion.  This
> > > > nerfs them a bit but hopefully not so much that they're not worth
> > > > a bunch.
> > > > 
> > > >     1.  Zombies are artificial persons named in the rules, not
> > > >     natural persons.  Total fixed at ~6.
> > > > 
> > > >     2.  No one can own more than one zombie.
> > > > 
> > > >     3.  zombies revert to Agora after (time), suggesting 60-90 days
> > > >     from end of auction.
> > > > 
> > > >     4.  zombies CANNOT register/deregister, object/support, or
> > > >     enter contracts.  Everything else like persons.
> > > > 
> > > >     5.  Registrar is encouraged to time auctions so as to conduct
> > > >     single auctions for multiple zombies (multiple lots).
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > 
> > 
> 
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