Tuesday, 5 May 2009 09:28 am
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[livejournal.com profile] miss_corinne's got a new post up at Simply Understand - she's translated the current government consultation on Protecting Crowded Places from terrorist attack into plain English.

I thought this one in particular might be of interest to my civil-liberties-campaigner friends. This might be a consultation you want to respond to or direct your readers, if you blog, to pay attention to. Also, Simply Understand is a great site and you should read it. :)

Date: Tuesday, 5 May 2009 08:36 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] diffrentcolours
I'd read it if it didn't require Flash (proprietary software available only for a few browsers on a few platforms) to read plain text (just about the most open format there is)!

Date: Tuesday, 5 May 2009 09:01 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] evath.livejournal.com
Looks to me like it's a pretty PDF thingy inside flash. So the PDF would be more handy if not the plain text. There is some irony here...

Date: Tuesday, 5 May 2009 01:59 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] miss-corinne.livejournal.com
I haven't got a proper way to host the PDFs yet, blogger's rather rubbish for useful things like that! I'm looking at some solutions, though, and in the meantime the PDF for the latest two should be (vaguely) easy to access :)

Date: Tuesday, 5 May 2009 04:37 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] purpleheather.livejournal.com
Do you just need a web bucket to put things in?

Date: Tuesday, 5 May 2009 08:48 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] robinbloke.livejournal.com
What an excellent site and idea; that's a keeper for me; ta!

Date: Tuesday, 5 May 2009 10:27 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] spencerpine.livejournal.com
That's a wonderful thing. I thought it might be a rather ironic transcription of "What they're really saying", but, no, it's a neat Plain English translation. Lovely.

Graham

Date: Tuesday, 5 May 2009 11:10 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] libellum.livejournal.com
Oh, thankyou for the heads-up - will go over and take a look :)

Date: Tuesday, 5 May 2009 02:36 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] miss-corinne.livejournal.com
p.s. thanks for posting this, and of course I'll be happy to get shown the Reading ropes by you and whoever else wants in :) at least I've actually met you :P

Date: Tuesday, 5 May 2009 08:58 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] bethanthepurple.livejournal.com
Oooh! How do you know [livejournal.com profile] miss_corinne? She was a mate at uni for me :)
Edited Date: Tuesday, 5 May 2009 08:59 pm (UTC)

Date: Wednesday, 6 May 2009 05:26 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] bethanthepurple.livejournal.com
Eeeeee! Joe!
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