Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Proposal: A Few Fixes

reached a quorum, final vote 7-0—Yoda

Adminned at 28 May 2008 10:47:29 UTC

Replace “Once per week” in the sub-rule 2.1.1 Energy Restock with “As a weekly action”.

Replace “the DDA Commander will create a story post” in the first paragraph of the sub-rule 2.2.2 Management with “the DDA Commander shall create a story post”.

Replace “In the post, the DDA Commander shall go on to enlist any number of Planar Entities, as long as those Planars are not DDA Members.” in the first paragraph of the sub-rule 2.2.2 Management with “In the post, the DDA Commander shall go on to list any number of Planar Entities who are not DDA members.”

Replace “If one of the listed Planars was already managed by a DDA Member, that Planar is no longer Managed.” in the first paragraph of the sub-rule 2.2.2 Management with “Any listed Planars that were already managed are no longer managed.”

Replace “A DDA Member’s Rank may be changed as a daily action to any oner of the ranks listed in the rule “Ranks”.” in the rule 2.3 Military with “As a daily action, a DDA Member may change his rank to any other rank in the sub-rule 2.3.1 “Ranks” for which he meets the requirements.”

Replace “unless their origin is current” in the rule 2.3 Military with “unless their OOO is currently”.

Replace “rule “Organizations”.” in the rule 2.3 Military with “sub-rule “Organizations”.”

Replace “DDA Member must have at least 25 Energy, and no other DDA Member may have the rank of Energy Clerk” in the sub-rule 2.3.1 Ranks with “DDA Member must have at least 25 Energy, and there must not be another DDA Member with the rank of Energy Clerk”.

Replace “No two Tech’s may share their name.” in the first paragraph of the rule 2.4 Technology with “No two Tech’s may have the same name.”

Replace “Each DDA Member keeps track of what Tech e owns in the GNDT in a column named Tech. The value of the Tech column is a list of Tech Code’s separated by commas, or “-” if the DDA Member owns no Tech.” in the third paragraph of the rule 2.4 Technology with “Each DDA Member keeps track of the Tech he owns in the “Member Dossiers” wiki page.  Whenever a DDA Member acquires a Tech, that Tech’s Code is added to that DDA Member’s list of Techs in the wiki page.  Whenever a DDA Member loses a Tech, that Tech’s Code is removed from that DDA Member’s list of Techs in the wiki page.”

Replace all instances of “it’s” in the first paragraph of 2.5 Spacecraft with “its”.

Comments

Amnistar:

05-28-2008 04:25:45 UTC

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Some of that is typos (it’s ->its) but I agree with the rest of them :)

jay:

05-28-2008 05:14:22 UTC

for Replace “No two Tech’s may have the same name.” with “No two Techs may have the same name.”

Darknight:

05-28-2008 06:01:58 UTC

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Devenger:

05-28-2008 07:52:35 UTC

for To be fair, there’s only one instance where I fudged the apostrophe in the Spacecraft rule. ‘all’ suggests I committed punctuational bloody murder. Nonetheless, I didn’t see that one myself.

I agree with the fixing of typos if done in a sensible manner like this (mass-fix every couple of weeks) - it makes the whole ruleset look more professional. Thanks Yoda for actually DOING it. :D

Amnistar:

05-28-2008 08:50:45 UTC

Well, my comment about the typos is that we actually have the ability to just FIX them

Oze:

05-28-2008 09:17:42 UTC

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Yoda:

05-28-2008 13:07:06 UTC

Amnistar: I would think that the “it’s” “its” mix-up would be a grammar mistake, not a typo.  Also, the majority of the seeming typos are actually words but are obviously not supposed to be the word that they currently are.  That’s why I would think that the typo clause would not apply.  Also, I did go ahead and change “informaotion” to “information” and “wikie” to “wiki” in 2.3.3 Dossier.

jay: It’s “share their name” to “have the same name”.

Rodlen:

05-28-2008 15:39:16 UTC

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jay:

05-28-2008 17:36:59 UTC

Yoda: the “Tech’s” shouldn’t have an apostrophe, is what I’m saying.

And seconding the Thanks for putting this together, prevents dumb arguments later.

Yoda:

05-28-2008 17:40:48 UTC

Oh, whoops.  I must have missed that one.  I’ll let someone else get that one.