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[rpd] Update old policy title for grammar/spelling ??
otieno.barrack at gmail.com
Tue Aug 22 08:42:26 UTC 2017
I support the proposal to correct the title.
On 8/21/17, Bill Woodcock <woody at pch.net> wrote:
> I support this!
> Also, "criteria" is the plural, "criterion" is the singular.
>> On Aug 21, 2017, at 06:42, Daniel Shaw <daniel at afrinic.net> wrote:
>> Hello AFRINIC policy community,
>> There is currently a policy related document included in the AFRINIC web
>> site who's title is mis-spelled.
>> Before getting this updated internally, we'd like to get the community's
>> input. Why? Because this is changing the known title of a public document,
>> which has been as it is for quite some time.
>> Luckily, the URL will not need to change. Nor will any of the content of
>> the document itself. Only the title.
>> The current URL to the document in question is:
>> The title that we'd like to change is currently:
>> "Policy to Change Criterias for ASN Assignments in AfriNIC Region"
>> The problem is the word "Criterias" - the correct plural of "Criteria" is
>> also just "Criteria". Having an "s" suffix is not correct English.
>> We feel that most important is to document the policy as per the original
>> author's proposal. But we have noted that the discussion of this policy
>> update in the list archives correctly uses "criteria" in the email subject
>> Reference: https://lists.afrinic.net/pipermail/rpd/2005/000007.html
>> However, from the first time it was added to the AFRINIC web site, it's
>> been incorrect. This can be seen in the archive of the old site here:
>> And later also once ratified can be seen in a 2010 snapshot here:
>> Summary: Is there any community objection to editing the page at currently
>> at http://www.afrinic.net/library/policies/current/255-afpub-2006-asn-001,
>> and all future publications of the document "AFPUB-2006-ASN-001", such
>> that the title changes *from* "Criterias" and changing *to* "Criteria".
>> Daniel Shaw
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