From: Jony Rosenne (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Oct 28 2005 - 09:55:38 CST
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> [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Andrew S
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> Subject: votes vs. opinions (was Re: Improper grounds for
> rejection of proposal N2677)
> Jony Rosenne wrote:
> > In general, voting is on the decision, not on the
> justification. People can
> > agree to the decision even if they do not agree with the documented
> > justification.
> Judges in courts use concurring opinions to avoid this
> problem, and they're very useful for avoiding unnecessary
> confusion in precedent. WG2 should do this too; it would be
> helpful to Unicode users, and for the same reason.
> The fact that WG2 isn't called a "court" is of course beside
> the point.
This is the big difference: The judges either concur or write their own
opinion, but with committees and parliaments it isn't required.
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