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Subediting Watford

Post 1

Icy North

Hi Danny,

Please could I ask you to give your nod to the subedited version of Watford at A30924425

Nothing much changed - just the odd phrase, and a few more links added.

smiley - cheers Icy


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Post 2

Icy North

Hi Danny,

As nothing much has changed, I've returned it to the Editors now. Obviously, as a curator, you can fix any subsequent problems with it in due course.

Look forward to seeing it on the FP. smiley - smiley

smiley - cheers Icy


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Post 3

Danny B

Sorry - was away today, but I have complete faith in your subbing smiley - ok


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Post 4

Icy North

Thanks Danny smiley - ok

Complete faith, eh? I'm sure a small dose of healthy skepticism wouldn't hurt, either smiley - biggrin

smiley - cheers Icy


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Post 5

Icy North

On the Front Page smiley - ok

Congratulations! smiley - bubbly


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Post 6

Danny B

smiley - ta

Now all I have to do is to persuade them to get rid of the old Watford Entry... smiley - erm

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Post 7

Icy North

I love that picture of the Watford street scene on the old entry. I wonder if we could keep that somehow.


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Post 8

Danny B

I've noted it on the EF thread smiley - ok


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Post 9

Icy North

Thanks Danny smiley - ok

What will happen to the conversations attached to the old entry if they remove it?


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Post 10

Danny B

I think what should happen with an update is that the new Entry 'takes over' the A-number of the original, so that all the conversations remain attached. The old Entry then disappears from the EG and appears only as its original unedited version (assuming the author never deleted that). This didn't happen with the Watford Entry, as it was picked from PR by the conventional route, rather than being treated as an update, so I don't know what will happen...


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Post 11

Icy North

If you do replace it, it should be made clear that the conversations took place within the context of the other (moved entry), maybe by posting on each conversation with the link to it.


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Post 12

Icy North

Hi Danny,

I saw that they updated the old A-number with the new material, but now the (identical) version with the new A-number is still kicking around (and I still have editing rights to it). Is there any action you'd like performed with this one?

smiley - cheers Icy


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Post 13

Danny B

Good question..! I usually delete my old Entries after they've been approved, so unless you can think of any reason to keep the old one, I'd say chuck it!

smiley - cheers


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Post 14

Icy North

OK, it's gone to the h2g2 equivalent of landfill.

smiley - cheers Icy


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