Can you automate some of the checking, using tools such as HTML/CSS
lint, validators, checkstyle-like parsers?
On 04/18/2014 08:50 AM, Ross Singer wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 17, 2014 at 10:37 PM, Riley Childs <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
>> designate someone to be the "copy editor",
> Well, I kind of got the impression from the original question that this was
> kind of out of the question.
> However, I think it might be useful to look at development practices for a
> solution: for example, we don't merge anything to master that hasn't been
> code reviewed (well, that's not 100% true, but anything of significance),
> it seems like something similar could exist for your web content. Nothing
> goes live without being peer reviewed and it's up to the author to get a
> reviewer if they want to release the content, which at least then makes
> multiple parties responsible for what goes up. People can still abuse the
> system, but that's a human management issue, at that point, not a
> technological one.
> From: Nathan Rogers<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
>> Sent: 4/17/2014 10:16 PM
>> To: [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
>> Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] distributed responsibility for web content
>> It sounds like what you need to do is a bit of guerrilla education for
>> people on good methods of writing for the web versus things that are not
>> appropriate for a professional setting. I have dealt with (and still am) a
>> similar situation. The best approach I find is often to do a better version
>> without stomping on their changes, talk to them, and explain why it is a
>> better approach. Eventually if you are lucky they will have that ‘Aha’
>> On Apr 17, 2014, at 9:13 PM, Miles Fidelman <[log in to unmask]>
>>> Simon LeFranc wrote:
>>>> There is no one person in the organization with the time or authority
>> to act as editorial overseer. What are some techniques for ensuring that
>> the site maintains a clean, professional appearance?
>>> Give up and let chaos reign supreme?
>>> Miles Fidelman
>>> In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice.
>>> In practice, there is. .... Yogi Berra
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