Dictionary Edit Procedures

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Original 1970-1989 IALA Dictionary Edition - Quality Control[edit]

The original 1970-89 IALA Dictionary Edition, was digitized through a semi-automated OCR process. There is a need to check the quality of the digitizing process. Therefore Dictionary Editors are working their way through the this part of the Dictionary, marking each term appropriately as follows:

  • Terms who have been found to be identical to the original dictionary entry are added to Category 'QA'
  • Terms which need further editing are added to Category 'Needs Editing'

Approving new (and existing) terms[edit]

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):

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International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM

Quality Assurance