[Ansteorra] Member or Not?
dontivar at gmail.com
Thu Jan 10 18:28:34 PST 2008
At 02:54 PM 1/10/2008, you wrote:
>Master Tivar dit qe:
> > As Colin pointed out, the Corporate rules
> don't require a sustaining > membership. For
> that matter, the phrase "sustaining membership"
> can't > be found anywhere in Ansteorran Kingdom
> Law (I just checked.) The > phrase "subscribing
> membership" is used whenever the number of >
> members for a group is mentioned, but the word
> "subscribing" is never > defined. Thus there is
> no clear black-and-white statement of whether >
> a Family or Associate member qualifies as a
> subscribing member. I > think it's a reasonable
> interpretation that "subscribing member" >
> means "paid member" (of any flavor.)<<<<
>Sorry, but I don't see that as a reasonable
>interpretation. At best, it's arbitrary. An
>associate membership doesn't include a
>subscription to anything. Besides the governing
>documents of the SCA define "subscribing member":
> Subscribing member: A Sustaining or
>International member of the SCA, Inc. or its approved
>equivalent in an affiliated organization.
>Ansteorran Kingdom Law needs a glossary.
Fair enough, I'd missed that bit when I was
looking through Corpora and Kingdom Law. I don't
necessarily think that Kingdom Law needs a
glossary, it just needs the word "subscribing"
changed to "sustaining" so it's less confusing.
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