George Levy wrote:
>There is a need for the following:
>1) An index of acronyms and ideas such as ASSA, RSSA, COMP, COMP2,
>observer-moments.... and the published ones such as QS, MWI etc..
>2) Short definitions of these ideas with the author or champion of these
>ideas maintaining such definitions.
>3) Posting a set of FAQs related to each idea
>4) A (preferably short) paragraph *for* the idea written by one or several
>5) A (preferably short) paragraph *against* the idea written by one or
>6) A (preferably short) rebuttal paragraph by the champion
>7) A (preferably short) rebuttal paragraph by the challenger
>8) A list of references such as the obvious articles by Tegmark and the book
>by Deutsch with short synopsis (couple of lines) of what these references
>The first step is to compile the index, and have volunteer to champion them.
>Any suggestions regarding the mechanization of such scheme?
>It will make it much easier to argue about positions when we understand
>exactly where we stand and where the other participants stand. This would
>avoid a lot of repetition and needless arguing.
This could take time however. May be it is still premature to do that but
we should certainly keep in mind that it would help us to converge
on a set of propositions we agree upon and a set of the most delicate
open question where we agree we disagree upon.