On a tangentially related subject, one of the most common arguments raised against any new Hugo Award category is that there are "too many categories," and that having more categories makes the existing ones less valuable. I disagree soundly with this argument for reasons I've stated in many places including here in my own LJ. But since the logical conclusion of this argument is the elimination of all of the categories (it would make the Hugo Award infinitely prestigious), I've been sorely tempted to introduce a series of constitutional amendments that would repeal every category, one at a time. I wonder how many people would show up at the Business Meeting for that?
(If you want to discuss the YA Hugo proposal, I'd like to suggest you go over here and comment there instead. Any discussion on this post should, IMO, be limited to the meta-issues I've raised, not the specifics of Chris's YA Hugo proposal. Thank you.)