[ALAC] Suggested revision of At-Large Policy Development template

Salanieta T. Tamanikaiwaimaro salanieta.tamanikaiwaimaro at gmail.com
Sun May 13 03:24:32 UTC 2018


Excellent initiative Alan.

On Fri, 2 Feb 2018, 7:43 am Alan Greenberg, <alan.greenberg at mcgill.ca>
wrote:

> It has been pointed out to me that the template we use has a space
> for "First Draft" and then "Final Draft". This works for issues that
> do not generate a lot of dialogue and revision of the statement. For
> such statements, there is no specific place to post the revised
> version(s). Simply changing the first draft does not really work,
> because then we are left with Wiki comments on that draft that refer
> back to something that is no longer there (unless you go to the
> trouble of finding the correct earlier version).
>
> I suggest that we change the title from "FIRST DRAFT SUBMITTED" to
> "DRAFT STATEMENTS" and add instructions saying that if multiple draft
> versions are posted, old versions should remain, with the newer
> version posted at the top of the box, prefixed with the date posted
> and author, and separated from earlier versions by a horizontal line.
>
> That way we have a full history of the draft evolution.
>
> Does anyone see a reason not to do this?
>
> Alan
>
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