[Foundation-l] WMF resolution on access to non-public data passed

Anthony wikilegal at inbox.org
Tue May 1 16:12:00 UTC 2007

On 5/1/07, Ray Saintonge <saintonge at telus.net> wrote:
> "Did not vote" would be ambiguous.  The proper distinction should be
> between "abstain" and "absent".  "Absent" in particular states that the
> person was not there, and could not participate in the vote even if he
> wanted to.
That doesn't seem to be the case, though.  From the description
provided by Ant, this wasn't a resolution passed by vote during a
meeting, but rather it was an open-ended consent agreement.  There was
no "there" to be present or absent from.

Consent agreements usually have to be unanimous, but apparently
Florida law allows for "majority consent agreements", a term which I
just made up and has zero Google hits.


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