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Misleading Graphic
Change six pointed star for constraints
The six pointed star is confusing. It appears to represent two separate "triple constraints" interlinked, which is not accurate. They are six separate but equal interdependent constraints, better represented by using a hexagon. The six pointed star also appears to be the "Star of David", a common religious symbol.
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06-05-2013
This is a test to see if the feedback email works. More feedback as a 2nd test. 3rd test. Test 4. Test 5. Test 6.
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Under Review
Created on June  5, 2013 at  8:06 AM (EDT). Last updated by Furlong, Dan on June 30, 2013 at  9:05 AM (EDT). Owned by Furlong, Dan.
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