> > > > 4. All members shall be bound by this constitution.
>> > > Really ? Legally ? Perhaps just "Members shall be asked to read
> > > the constitution".
>> > I don't know - that particular bit was taken straight from the
> > Redbrick Constitution.
>> We put that in the RB constitution, 'cos we needed to get people to
> agree to follow the various rules and regs around network access in
> DCU. These aren't issues that ILUG has to worry about, I think.
>That said, there's almost no point in having a constitution that's not
I'd also agree with Thomas that broadening the 'aims' would not be a good
idea at this point. If the current (proposed) constitution is found to
restrict discussion (not likely) or activities of the ILUG we should change
it, but only then.
Linux != Free Software, Linux (and related) is a *subset* of GNU software /
Free Software, and that's currently the "common factor" in the equation of
I did send this bit to the constitution list earlier, I suppose I'd better
cc it here now ...
In 3.3: "There is currently no membership fee" should probably read
something along the lines of: "Membership fee will be as laid down in the
rules and regulations of the society". A statement to the effect that all
efforts will be made to keep the fee as low as possible (free) could be
This could also apply to Kate's section on the courseware / training
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