Re: The purpose of rules.

From: Alex Ferguson <abf_at_...>
Date: Fri, 2 Jun 2000 19:21:15 +0100 (BST)

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Jonas Schiött:
> Hmmm, yes... that's a good point. OTOH, I like it when the narrative and
> rules work together instead of clashing. I guess I'm trying to work out
> which _kind_ of narrative these rules are meant to support. And your
> views on this are obviously heretical. ;-)

Well, I do agree. The rules should try at least to cater for the 'most common case', I'm just saying that where they _do_ differ, as sooner or later they will, one should get one's priorities straight...

> I think I do agree with you about Community Participation though. That
> is, if you were referring to the phenomenon of being penalized for having
> really enthusiastic supporters.

That's the very one. Happily, it's fairly easy to fix (watch this space).


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