========================= Criminal Case 3217 =========================
Earlier in this message, FKA441344 violated Rule 2365 by submitting
a proposal without paying the cost.
Judgement: NOT GUILTY
Called by FKA441344: 27 May 2012 13:14:46 GMT
Defendant FKA441344 informed: 27 May 2012 13:14:46 GMT
Assigned to ais523: 03 Jun 2012 17:44:17 GMT
Judged NOT GUILTY by ais523: 19 Jun 2012 17:23:08 GMT
Rule 2350(either version) says "A player CAN create a
proposal[...]". If Rule 2365 is interpreted as making it IMPOSSIBLE to
create a proposal without paying a cost, it conflicts with Rule 2350
which takes precedence due to higher power.
Judge ais523's Arguments:
[CotC: 3218 is an inquiry case, so NOT GUILTY is not a valid judgement of it]
I judge CFJs 3217 and 3218 NOT GUILTY. I can't find anything in rule
2365, nor in rule 2362, nor in rule 2354 (which uses "condition"), that
would imply that there's anything illegal involved in not paying a
proposal promotion cost. The only sensible reading of rule 2365 is that
attempts to add excess proposals to the Pool without paying the cost
(explicitly paying the cost, per rule 2354) simply fail. If another rule
contradicts this, then it doesn't cause rule 2365 to suddenly start
imposing criminal obligations; it just causes its attempt to impose
platonic requirements to fail.