For a traditional project which I am a curator, we have a fairly strict set of observation rules (ex: observer must allow project curators to view coordinates). Recently, I have been reviewing, one-by-one, many potential records following Find Suitable Observations. A number of these fail, primarily due to the above rule. Right now, I leave a comment and hope for the best, but a little extra functionality by iNat could really help, such as:
Set inclusion into a project as “pending” (rather than just a flat pass/fail) and offer the observer a clear option or instructions on how to meet the criteria. Something like “@kaptainkory attempted to add your observation to the Herps of Arkansas project, but failed due to observer must allow project curators to view coordinates. Would you like to allow project curators to view coordinates and add this observation to the project? Yes/No.”
Not sure if this should be a different post, but does the iNat API offer batch functionality that might be configured to automatically add all records to a traditional project that meet certain criteria?