As Barry says the trend is away from regulation, and toward management
agreements,a good thing too and I don't have a problem with improving
standards, but I don't see anyone puting forward a method of improving
publishing. Shall we discuss the enforceability of contract through the
courts? and cost of same?
At 18:25 02/06/01 +0100, you wrote:
>On Sat, 2 Jun 2001 13:38:52 +0100, barry horne <[log in to unmask]>
> >The trend today is away from regulation so what are the benefits to
> >archaeology of licensing/control? Please list them and say how archaeology
> >and the public at large will benefit from this additional red tape.
> >I look forward to your reply.
> >Council for Independent Archaeology
> >Keep archaeology free Say ‘No’ to Article 3 Sign the Open Letter.
>Just read the editorial in the current issue of Antiquity. Control should
>ensure that an excavator has the resources to publish and will be required
>to do so. I regard that as important if the CIA doesn't>
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: British archaeology discussion list
> >[mailto:[log in to unmask]]On Behalf Of Geoff Evans
> >Sent: 31 May 2001 20:14
> >To: [log in to unmask]
> >Subject: Re: The Valetta Convention
> >Both here - and on the Time Team Forum - the overwhelming view is that
> >licensing/control of digs is something to be welcomed. Or have I simplified
> >the issue?