Dictionary Edit Procedures
Dictionary Quality Control
The IALA Dictionary was digitized through a semi-automated OCR process. There is a need to check the quality of the digitizing process. Therefore the IALA Dictionary Editors are working their way through the Dictionary, marking each term appropriately as follows:
- Terms who have been found to be identical with the original dictionary are added to Category 'QA'
- Terms which need further editing are added to Category 'Needs Editing'
Approving new (and existing?) terms
There is a need for a procedure for approving both new (and existing? terms in the dictionary.
At PAP19 this procedure for approving dictionary terms was discussed (needs to be discussed further):
International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM