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Re: Aqubid / Killie Trader
>I agree that error correction would be good, but as you point out there is
>no error correction mechanism for anything for the FEL now.
That's where you are wrong! I have seen what some of the original
submissions to the F&EL look like, and believe me, the printed
versions have been edited. There are still problems, because no one
person can be an expert on all of the 800 or so species names and the
thousands of location names. Furthermore, it takes a lot of time so
some slip through. Even if you could implement some kind of online
correction scheme, some wrongly listed names would show up before
they were corrected, or because nobody recognized the error. Those
wrong names would be propagated in the hobby, amplifying an already
My personal belief is that the AKA will eventually move to an online
version of the F&EL. I personally doubt that it will be listed
hourly, daily, or even weekly, but the turn around time will be less.
Its implementation, though, will have to wait until we can do it
properly and until the majority of the membership supports it.
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