On Mon, 18 Feb 2019 at 03:40, ais...@alumni.bham.ac.uk <ais...@alumni.bham.ac.uk> wrote: > On Mon, 2019-02-18 at 03:31 +0000, James Cook wrote: > > On Mon, 18 Feb 2019 at 00:31, D. Margaux <dmargaux...@gmail.com> > > wrote: > > > I submit and pend this proposal: > > > > What does "pend" mean? > > Agora often has a mechanism via which proposals mustn't be distributed > unless they're pending. Typically pending them, when a pending > mechanism exists, requires a payment or is limited in how often you can > do it. The idea is either to keep proposal distributions smaller, or > encourage players to think before proposing. (The "pend" and "submit" > actions are separate for safety reasons, in order to prevent Agora > dying as a result of nobody being able to submit proposals; generally > speaking, proposals that have been submitted but aren't pending CAN > still be distributed, but the Promotor isn't supposed to do so.) > > All pending mechanisms seem to have been repealed as of October last > year, though, so right now it's just a meaningless word.