[EM] The structuring of power and the composition of norms by communicative assent!
davek at clarityconnect.com
Tue Jan 27 15:59:57 PST 2009
On Tue, 27 Jan 2009 14:25:57 -0500 Michael Allan wrote:
> Dave Ketchum wrote:
>>Real topic here is whether you MEAN secret when you use the word...
> Scout's honour - when I say 'secret', I mean secret. The vote is
> anonymous. The voter's identity is undisclosed. All that good stuff,
> just like a traditional secret ballot. 8^)
>>From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
>>Proxy voting and delegated voting are procedures for the delegation to
>>another member of a voting body of that member's power to vote in his
>>absence. Proxy appointments can be used to form a voting bloc that can
>>exercise greater influence in deliberations or negotiations. A person so
>>designated is called a "proxy" and the person designating him is called a
>>You seem to be thinking of something else.
> Yes and no. What we're discussing is described in the original post,
> at the top of the thread. The terms are defined there. Is anything
> unclear there?
Proxy is an existing word with an idea - a meaning.
I see that Abd has a new word, DP, for an idea that is similar enough that
a slightly modified label makes distinguishing the ideas doable.
You have a new, DIFFERENT, idea but chose to use an existing word to label
this - NONproductive!
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