[ANSTHRLD] Any problems with public commentary?
Coblaith at sbcglobal.net
Wed Sep 30 12:50:19 PDT 2009
Alasdair MacEogan wrote:
> There have also been enough instances where there have been issues
> with the submission that we have been able to work through with the
> submitter being aware of of the commentary. We may have gotten
> redraws before the decision meeting or the submitter may have been
> able to voice a preference to a particular name change, etc if
> there are options.
Dankyn de Linccolne
> I'd like more details from people who have seen cases. Is it because
> (1) Asterisk sees how the commentary is trending on an issue and
> contacts the submitter?
> (2) A commenter sees the issue &c?
> (3) A herald who is not a commenter sees the issue &c?
> (4) The submitter themself is following the commentary on their own
> and offers a fix or comment without prompting?
> I'm asking because I've heard cases of whoever was running the
> decision meeting saying "I'll contact the submitter to see whether
> she'll allow that change" or whatever. That is, I've seen (1)
> above, but not heard of (2..4).
I've contacted a couple of people who submitted through me to tell
them there were problems with their items. One of them (who had a
guaranteed return on her hands) withdrew the submission and later
submitted something better. I'm not sure that really constitutes a
The submitter of item 26 on the August ILoI changed her mind about
the form of her name in response to comments, and used ACE to notify
the College. She's a commenting herald, so I don't know whether
that's a (2) or a (4).
One of my consultation clients recently contacted me to ask whether
he needed to do anything to bolster his badge submission, because one
of the commenting heralds had raised a question about its style. I
didn't think he did, but I'd still see that as an instance of (4).
Coblaith "Did you just say, 'themself'?" Muimnech
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