Talk:comitology

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In a document entitled "Comitology" (sic!) produced by the European Parliament at http://www.europarl.eu.int/igc1996/fiches/fiche21_en.htm the following definition is given:

"'Commitology' may be defined as a process for adopting measures to implement legislative acts. In this process measures are adopted by the Commission, assisted by a committee of experts from the Member States."

If the intention is to derive this term from the word "committee", it must be spelled with a double "m".

If it were spelled with a single "m" it would suggest derivation from "comity" and a completely different meaning. Eclecticology 21:53 Jan 26, 2003 (UTC)

I would suggest that Comitology be listed as an alternative spelling as both spellings appear to be fairly common --Imran 22:25 Jan 26, 2003 (UTC)
mm is rare. Compare [1] with [2].--Henrygb 13:51, 8 June 2006 (UTC)

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Rfv-sense "The art or science of resolving matters by means of committees" (as opposed to the technical EU sense). —Μετάknowledgediscuss/deeds 03:57, 16 October 2015 (UTC)

that sense seems to use the alternate form ("commitology") -- see [this], [this], and [this]. Also, perhaps [this]. My impulse would be to move that definition to "commitology", so that it has two meanings, - the alt form of "comitology" and this one, and leave "comitology" as just the EU thing. Kiwima (talk) 17:55, 10 December 2015 (UTC)
Failed. — SMUconlaw (talk) 17:31, 29 August 2016 (UTC)