Mike, K1MK wrote:> If we do not presume competence on the part of the writer as
> the rules were constructed and do not rely upon standard usage when
> reading the rules, then the rules have no objective meaning.
> All we have to work with are the words of the rules. We cannot treat
> the rules as if they were written by Lewis Carrol's Humpty Dumpty
> ("When I use a word, it means just what I choose it to mean --
> neither more nor less.").
This is EXACTLY why I can't fathom how anyone could argue that the WW rule "DX
Alerting assistance of
any kind..." is ambiguous.
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