In a peer-level multiple author scenario, the subsequent author should not be accepting or
rejecting what is done by the previous author(s).
*For an interim few weeks*, we aren't in a peer-level multiple-author
scenario, because it has not yet been demonstrated that this will
produce the high-quality content the site deserves.
To begin with, we did NOT have multiple authors (as expected), so I was speaking in general. My
statement was in a context where multiple authors have left their own changes in the same document
(without accepting or rejecting the changes made by the previous author). The question is, whether
the tool allows us to see what those changes are.
authors who are not mother-tongue English speakers should always be
proofread by a mother tongue speaker before publishing.
I don't see why.
In fact, in US, the Spelling Bee is mostly won by second-generation Indians.
Indian schools teach British English, so the parents would not be able to pass on the American
tongue to their kids.
Clearly, this has nothing to do with mother tongue, but the proficiency acquired by the person in
It's traditional in publishing circles to have an editor
stage-managing publications... When the SC takes its next decision
about the management of the website, the organization might be
completely different. ATM, I'm over-seeing the actual publication
(with open ears and an open mind to all comments and suggestions).
In professional circles, the editor is supposed to mark the manuscript and get BACK to the author.
Then both of them have to work out the final version. The editor is not the arbitrator.
The workflow is NOT supposed to be linear, but iterative.
We have "comments" and "discussion" areas for such actions, depending on the actual tool used.
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