| ||Show HN: A user powered copy editing tool (running on Ars Technica)|
56 points by mrkurt on Feb 16, 2011 | hide | past | web | favorite | 27 comments |
|I blew off a bunch of "serious" side work last month and built a tiny little embeddable editing tool that I've wanted to have for Ars Technica since, well, the beginning of internet time. It lets any random user make edit suggestions for writers/editors to consider and act on. I think it's pretty cool and it's gotten some good use over the last few weeks.|
Of note, it's uses a single-field signup form. Edit administration is currently email based, so all it needs is an email address to get people going.
I'm sure I'm not the only person to ever do this, but I basically just turned it on one night even though I sort of hated the state it was in. That turned out to be a good call because people started using it almost immediately, which is both flattering and educational. It's making it a little bit harder to drastically change things (since I suddenly have legacy problems), but it was totally worth it.
Check it out: https://copypasta.credibl.es
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