The output of most negotiations is a document or set of documents. In the course of producing these, many interim drafts will be created. Documents and drafts that are created and amended during the negotiations process are, themselves, drafts of the final text that the negotiations process will eventually create.
In a formal process of debate, almost all proposals are written down in some form. The Quill Platform provides a kind of 'track changes for historians' that allows you to explore exactly what was being discussed at any moment.
On the Quill Platform, documents can be:
Members of negotiations can:
They can also decide to:
We also note within the model when they:
The Quill platform provides a variety of tools to explore the documents of the Convention. For example: