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Re: Regional editors for WDC

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <epc-l@iucr.org>
  • Subject: Re: Regional editors for WDC
  • From: Brian McMahon <bm@iucr.org>
  • Date: Wed, 12 Sep 2001 15:43:20 +0100 (BST)

> Yes it is good news to that all the Regional Editors have been
> appointed.

We have sent them a letter of welcome and a sketchy indication of the way in
which we envisage them authorising new entries.

> I guess all of us will have seen Brian's message in the newsgroup the
> other day which Simon copied into Whats New as well.
>   I don't remember seeing this message filter through from the
> distribution lists of the BCA or the AFC as yet although I hope that
> Brian's message was distributed to these people amongst others. I sent
> the message to the Newsletter editor of the SGK (Swiss Society) and it
> will appear in the next issue. Some of the other distribution lists
> (e.g. Rietveld, SAS, anl, etc) might be a very good target as well.

I'm happy for this to spread out to some degree, and will update the
directory according to the responses as best I can, but I suggest we keep
the BIG push to update until we have a working web form - people will wilt
from update fatigue if they get too overloaded.

>   Whilst I'm nagging, I'm glad to see that with the introduction of the
> new update a specific URL has been attributed to WDC (wdc.iucr.org).
> Poor old news.online@iucr.org will have to correct the out of date URLs
> in /cww-top not to mention someone else doing those in /iucr-top !

No rush. The old URLs will of course continue to work into the indefinite
future. It's amazing what you can do with "Redirect" directives in an Apache
configuration file.


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