On 2007.08.03, [EMAIL PROTECTED] <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > But your use of the word "king" makes me think you don't really quite > understand the role, unless you're thinking of a king working in a > parliamentary government.
As I understand the role in its minimal form is to provide an ultimate final decision where group consensus cannot be arrived at through discussion an debate. In other words: if the community can't decide on a matter, I can end a stalemate in the discussion so we can move on. -- Dossy -- Dossy Shiobara | [EMAIL PROTECTED] | http://dossy.org/ Panoptic Computer Network | http://panoptic.com/ "He realized the fastest way to change is to laugh at your own folly -- then you can let go and quickly move on." (p. 70) -- AOLserver - http://www.aolserver.com/ To Remove yourself from this list, simply send an email to <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> with the body of "SIGNOFF AOLSERVER" in the email message. You can leave the Subject: field of your email blank.