Oops, forgot to change the title. It doesn't really matter though.

-Aris

On Fri, Feb 23, 2018 at 9:41 PM, Aris Merchant
<thoughtsoflifeandligh...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I hereby distribute each listed proposal, initiating the Agoran
> Decision of whether to adopt it, and removing it from the proposal
> pool. For this decision, the vote collector is the Assessor, the
> quorum is 3.0, the voting method is AI-majority and the valid options
> are FOR and AGAINST (PRESENT is also a valid vote, as are conditional
> votes).
>
> ID     Author(s)    AI   Title                       Pender      Pend fee
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
> 8016*  Alexis       2.4  PCOF [1]                    Alexis      3 sh.
> 8017*  Alexis       3.0  RTRW Cleanups               Alexis      WO [2]
> 8018*  Alexis       3.0  Random Bad Rule Cleaning    Alexis      WO [2]
> 8019*  Alexis       3.0  Crime Reform                Alexis      WO [2]
> 8020*  Aris, Ørjan  2.0  Office Restructuring v2     Aris        3 sh.
> 8021*  G.           2.0  Limit Numerical silliness   G.          3 sh.
> 8022*  G.           1.0  Anyone can balance Karma    G.          3 sh.
> 8023*  G., Aris     2.0  Zombie Lots                 G.          3 sh.
>
> The proposal pool currently contains the following proposals:
>
> ID    Author(s)     AI   Title
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
> pp1   Alexis        1.0  Supportive Proposals
>
>
> [1] Paradoxical Contract Obligation Fix
> [2] Pended Without Objection
>
> Legend: <ID>* : Proposal is pending.
>
> A proposal may be pended for 3 shinies or Without Objection.
>
> The full text of the aforementioned proposals is included below.
>
> //////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
> ID: 8016
> Title: Paradoxical Contract Obligation Fix
> Adoption index: 2.4
> Author: Alexis
> Co-authors:
>
>
> Amend Rule 2523 "Contracts as Agreements" by replacing "If whether an
> action is permitted or forbidden by a contract" with "If whether an action
> is permitted, forbidden, required, or made optional by a contract".
>
> //////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
> ID: 8017
> Title: RTRW Cleanups
> Adoption index: 3.0
> Author: Alexis
> Co-authors:
>
>
> Amend Rule 1688 (Power) by deleting the paragraph "Power less than one is
> called Ephemeral power, and an instrument with a power less than one is an
> Ephemeral instrument.".
>
> Amend Rule 2141 (Role and Attributes of Rules) by replacing "the
> Rulekeepor SHALL assign a title" with "the Rulekeepor CAN and SHALL assign
> a title".
>
> Amend Rule 2221 (Cleanliness) by replacing "capitalization," with
> "capitalization, formatting,". [I wanted to clean up some list bullet
> formatting, but found the rule doesn't allow it.]
>
> Amend Rule 2124 (Agoran Satisfaction) by replacing "the Executor of the
> announcement of intent is not eligible" with "the initiator of the intent
> is not eligible". [This deserves a note: we previously defined the Executor
> of a message to be the player who sent it, but that definition disappeared
> at some time. The effect was that if you were acting on behalf of someone
> else to intend something, you couldn't support the intent. But this wording
> accomplishes roughly the same effect, since under the old interpretation
> you could just have the player you acted on behalf of to intend the intent
> support it, seeing as there was no prohibition on it.]
>
> Amend Rules 1728 (Dependent Actions) and 2124, in that order, by replacing
> each instance of "With N Supporters" (case-insensitive) with "With N
> Support".
>
> Amend Rule 991 (Calls for Judgement) by replacing "within a week" with "in
> a timely fashion".
>
> Amend Rule 2492 (Recusal) to read as follows:
>    A judge CAN recuse emself from a CFJ e is assigned to by
>    announcement. When a judge recuses emself from a CFJ, then
>
>    * the CFJ becomes unassigned;
>
>    * the recused judge becomes ineligible to be assigned as a judge
>      for a week; and
>
>    * the recused judge SHOULD suggest another judge for the CFJ to
>      make the Arbitor's job easier.
>
> Amend Rule 2427 (Yellow Cards), by replacing "MAY" with "CAN",
>
> Amend Rule 2449 (Winning the Game) by adding "once, by announcement" after
> "Patent Title of Champion".
>
> Amend Rule 2509 (Numerical Switches) by replacing "In particular, a
> "natural" switch is a switch with possible values of the non-negative
> integers." with "In particular, a natural or integer switch is a switch
> with possible values the non-negative integers or all integers,
> respectively."
>
> //////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
> ID: 8018
> Title: Random Bad Rule Cleaning
> Adoption index: 3.0
> Author: Alexis
> Co-authors:
>
>
> Repeal Rule 2443 (Expediting Proposals).
> Repeal Rule 2431 (Proposal Competitions).
> Repeal Rule 2530 (Poetry Duel Challenge Writ).
> Amend Rule 2160 (Deputisation) to read as follows:
>
>   A player (the deputy) CAN perform an action ordinarily reserved
>   for an office-holder as if e held the office if
>
>   1. the rules require the holder of that office, by virtue of
>      holding that office, to perform the action (this requirement is
>      fulfilled by the deputy performing the action);
>
>   2. it would be POSSIBLE for the deputy to perform the action,
>      other than by deputisation, if e held the office;
>
>   3. either (i) a time limit by which the rules require the action
>      to be performed has expired or (ii) the office is vacant.
>
>   4. either (i) the office is vacant, (ii) the aforementioned
>      time limit expired more than fourteen days ago, or (iii) the
>      deputy announced between two and fourteen days earlier that e
>      intended to deputise for that office for the purposes of the
>      particular action.
>
>   5. the deputy, when performing the action, announces that e
>      is doing so by deputisation.
>
>   When a player deputises for an elected office, e becomes the
>   holder of that office, unless the action being performed would
>   already install someone into that office.
>
> //////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
> ID: 8019
> Title: Crime Reform
> Adoption index: 3.0
> Author: Alexis
> Co-authors:
>
>
> Amend Rule 2143 (Official Reports) by deleting both sentences containing
> the word "crime" (case-insensitive).
>
> Amend Rule 2202 (Ratification Without Objection) by deleting the sentence
> containing the word "crime" (case-insensitive).
>
> //////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
> ID: 8020
> Title: Office Restructuring v2
> Adoption index: 2.0
> Author: Aris
> Co-authors: Ørjan
>
>
> [Change the office rule so that a player can be confirmed as the non-interim
> holder of an office by apathy. If e wants it, and no one else cares enough
> to run an election, the electoral process would probably be a waste of time
> anyway.]
>
> Amend Rule 1006, "Offices", by changing the text
>
>   A holder of an elected office who did not become its holder by
>   winning an election, and has not won an election for that office
>   since, is an interim holder. An elected office that is either
>   vacant or has an interim holder is an interim office.
>
> to read
>
>   A holder of an elected office is interim if and only if
>
>   a. e did not become its holder by winning an election;
>   b. e has not since won an election for that office; and
>   c. e has not held the office continuously for 30 days
>      without an election for the office being initiated
>      since e most recently came to hold the office.
>
>      An elected office that is either vacant or has an interim holder
>      is an interim office.
>
> [Make it slightly easier to remove bad officeholders. I thought of adding a
> temporary suspension procedure, but I can't think of a situation where it 
> would
> be needed and we couldn't just Black Card the player. Can always be added in
> later though. This is intended for abuses that don't necessarily involve
> a breach of the rules, but where we still don't want the person in the 
> office.]
>
> Enact a new power 2.0 rule, entitled "Impeachment", with the following text:
>
>   A player CAN be expelled (impeached) from a specified elected office which
>   e holds with 2 Agoran Consent. When a person is impeached from an office,
>   an election is immediately opened for that office. Players SHOULD NOT use
>   this method of removal unless the officer has abused the powers of eir
>   office or otherwise shown emself unworthy the trust of Agora.
>
> //////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
> ID: 8021
> Title: Limit Numerical silliness
> Adoption index: 2.0
> Author: G.
> Co-authors:
>
>
> Amend Rule 2509 (Numerical Switches) by inserting the following text
> before the first paragraph:
>
>   A "number" is considered to refer to a real number, unless
>   otherwise explicitly specified.  A "number of (items)", where
>   (items) is a set of discrete entities, is considered to refer to
>   a non-negative integer, unless otherwise explicitly specified.
>
>
> Change the title of R2509 to 'Agoran Numbers'.
>
> //////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
> ID: 8022
> Title: Anyone can balance Karma
> Adoption index: 1.0
> Author: G.
> Co-authors:
>
>
> [Allows anyone to aid in balancing Agora's karmic books]
>
> Amend Rule 2510 (Such is Karma):
>
> by replacing:
>   2. Specify any other player
> with:
>   2. Specify any other player or Agora
>
>
> and by replacing:
>   3. Specify any player
> with:
>   3. Specify any player or Agora
>
>
> and by inserting the following list item after the list item numbered 3:
>   4. Not result in Agora's karma moving farther away from 0.
>
>
> and by replacing each instance of 'player' with 'entity' in the
> paragraph beginning 'When a valid Notice of Honour is published'.
>
>
> Amend Rule 2511 (Karmic Balance) by deleting the paragraph beginning
> 'While the Karma of Agora is not equal to 0'.
>
> //////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
> ID: 8023
> Title: Zombie Lots
> Adoption index: 2.0
> Author: G.
> Co-authors: Aris
>
>
> Amend Rule 1885, "Zombie Auctions", (Power = 2.0), to read in full:
>
>   Whenever a zombie (1) has Agora for a master, (2) an auction for it
>   is not underway, and (3) has not been won as an auction lot in the
>   past 14 days, then the Registrar CAN put that zombie (along with any
>   other zombies that fulfill the same conditions) up for auction.
>
>   In a timely fashion after the beginning of each month, the Registrar
>   SHALL either initiate such an auction or, if no zombies meeting these
>   conditions existed at the beginning of the month, announce that no
>   such auction is necessary.
>
>   For such an auction, the lots are the qualifying zombies, ordered at
>   the discretion of the Registrar. The Registrar is the announcer, and
>   the minimum bid is 1.
>
>   The Registrar CAN flip the master switch of a zombie lot from Agora
>   to that lot's winner after the winner has paid for the lot; for the
>   purposes of the auction, to transfer a zombie to a player is to set
>   that zombie's master switch to that player.
>
>
> [The termination clause elsewhere takes care of situations where the
> zombie ceases being owned by Agora].
>
> //////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
> ID: pp1
> Title: Supportive Proposals
> Adoption index: 1.0
> Author: Alexis
> Co-authors:
>
>
> Amend Rule 2445 by replacing "Without Objection" with "With 3 Support".
>
> //////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////

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