cvs commit: src Makefile.inc1 src/share/mk bsd.subdir.mk
Greg 'groggy' Lehey
grog at lemis.com
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 misty.eyesbeyond.com>
> Greg Lewis <glewis at eyesbeyond.com> 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 bsd.subdir.mk
>>>> 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.
>> 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.
> See http://www.aph.gov.au/senate/pubs/Html/chap8016.htm 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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