But if Sentence 1 "fails completely" can I promulgate those regulations
in the first place using this method?

On Thu, 5 Jul 2018, Aris Merchant wrote:
> Whoops. Sorry, I missed those in my proposals. Free Tournaments are
> just plain broken, because, as you say the rules require an officer.
> The birthday tournament should still work though. The dubious section
> is "By doing so e promulgates those regulations as a special temporary
> title of the ACORN. This title may thereafter be amended only by the
> Herald or eir designee without objection, to correct minor typos."
> There is no longer an ACORN, and we can't tell from textual context
> what it would mean for there to be one, so it fails to work as
> intended. The next sentence could behave in one of two ways. 1)
> Sentence 1 has failed completely, so there's no such thing as a title.
> Sentence 2 fails. 2) Sentence 1 succeeds in defining something called
> a "title of the ACORN", and putting these proposals in it. Sentence 2
> works.
> Which one of those is the case is academic unless you try to amend the
> regulations. I'll write up a fix proposal when I get a chance, and I'm
> planning another distribution soon.
> -Aris
> On Thu, Jul 5, 2018 at 4:12 PM Kerim Aydin <ke...@u.washington.edu> wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> > So the Tournament rules still reference the ACORN.  Further, the new
> > definition of Regulations requires an Officer while Free Tournaments
> > implies that no officer is needed for that kind of Tournament.
> >
> > Aris, can you give a read of the tournament rules w.r.t. the new
> > Regulations rule and opine on whether they plug in nicely to the new
> > regulations rule despite referencing an undefined ACORN - if something
> > is broken I'd like to know now please.
> >
> >
> >

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