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RE: icc comments in text
At 11:33 AM 1/17/99 -0800, Roeland M.J. Meyer wrote:
I disagree. Flat-rate is the most fair way. Anything else is
In reality, ANY scheme is discriminatory. Some discriminate
implicitly, some explicitly.
Consequently, we need to look at matters of "reasonable"
fairness and balance it against "unreasonable" complexity and
enforcement difficulty. Administrative difficulty is a seriously
For starters, let's note that this organization does not need to cost a
lot of money. As such, low fees should be attainable, especially if
a large membership is achieved. Then the average fee could be quite
A fee that is low enough does not need to be scaled according to the
geography or economics of individual members.
In other words, a flat fee is likely to be both most fair and most easily
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