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#1 Mad

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Posted 01 April 2006 - 01:51 PM

Due to recent discussions:

Proofreading is, where CTs are
  • checked for consistency,
  • spelling and
  • grammar.
If the proofreader feels that it is absolutely necessary to streamline a CT in a way that involves more than just replacement (in both senses: change position in the text as in re place, as well as use another word instead of the previous used) of one or two words, he should contact the author via PM and discuss his ideas. Should the original author not be available anymore, the proofreader should enahance the text to his own liking. And discuss the changes with at least one other member of CTD.

This might slow down proofreading even more, but on the other hand everyone can be sure that his texts aren't changed in a massive way without him knowing.

Proofreaders should check that the following standards are used:
  • metric system
  • SI units
  • american spelling

Edited by Mad, 14 December 2007 - 06:42 AM.

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#2 Mad

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Posted 14 December 2007 - 04:44 AM

There is a hotlist in Active: Creative Text. Please proof only texts mentioned in there!
Keep smiling while dying

Of course I have gone mad with power! It would be completely ridiculous to go mad without power!
And no, this is not a quote from the Simpson's movie, I want it on paper, that I actually wrote that quite some time before the movie came out.

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