cvs commit: src Makefile.inc1 src/share/mk

Greg 'groggy' Lehey grog at
Wed Sep 8 19:37:19 PDT 2004

On Wednesday,  8 September 2004 at 11:27:07 -0600, M. Warner Losh wrote:
> In message: <20040908153512.GA14213 at>
>             Greg Lewis <glewis at> writes:
>> On Wed, Sep 08, 2004 at 12:00:06PM +0930, Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote:
>>> On Tuesday,  7 September 2004 at 15:19:40 +0000, Warner Losh wrote:
>>>> imp         2004-09-07 15:19:40 UTC
>>>>   FreeBSD src repository
>>>>   Modified files:
>>>>     .                    Makefile.inc1
>>>>     share/mk   
>>>>   Log:
>>>>   Although 'Unanimous Consent' appears to be a well defined and used in
>>>>   the US Senate, Canadian Parliament and Australian Senate, it was
>>>>   causing some confusion.
>>> Indeed, including the notion that it's used in the Australian Senate.
>>> You'll recall the discussions that the South Australian Senate
>>> understands the term, but they don't use it.  To quote the December
>>> 2003 core report:
>>> - grog reports a discussion with a member of the SA Senate.  The term
>>>   "unanimous consent" is not used in Australian politics, and it could
>>>   be interpreted both ways.  Any interpretation would be subject to
>>>   quorum requirements.
>> <pedant>
>> Either you had a discussion with a South Australian Senator (i.e., a member
>> of the Australian Senate elected to represent the state of South Australia)
>> or you had a discussion with a Member of the Legislative Council.  You can't
>> have had a discussion with a member of the South Australian Senate since the
>> upper house of the South Australian state parliament isn't called the Senate,
>> its called the Legislative Council.
>> </pedant>
> See and search for
> "unanimous" for the reason I made the original statement.
> I'm just glad core doesn't waste its times arguing over
> well-defined[*] terms anymore.

It seems there was some reason for this change.  And I'm glad to see
that you no longer need to argue in favour of accuracy :-)

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