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Re: [ga] Re: Robert's rules

On Thu, Jan 06, 2000 at 12:21:13PM -0500, Attyross@aol.com wrote:
> As a point of information, Robert's Rules has been removed from
> the ICANN Bylaws.  Compare:
> http://www.icann.org/general/archive-bylaws/bylaws-27sep99.htm
> with
> http://www.icann.org/general/archive-bylaws/bylaws-29oct99.htm

As was announced at the time, they were removed because they were
unworkable in the ICANN context, which includes many non-english
speakers with no knowledge of parliamentary procedure.  The Names 
Council meetings, in particular, were very chaotic, and those that had 
knowledge of RRs had a distinct advantage over those who didn't.

Kent Crispin                               "Do good, and you'll be
kent@songbird.com                           lonesome." -- Mark Twain