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FW: Group Note FPWD is done

From: Dr D.C.Misra <dc_misra@hotmail.com>
Date: Fri, 6 Mar 2009 01:18:21 +0530
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From: Jose M. Alonso [mailto:josema@w3.org] 
Sent: Thursday, March 05, 2009 9:04 PM
To: Dr D.C.Misra
Subject: Re: Group Note FPWD is done

Dear Dr D.C.Misra,

Thanks for your comments. Could you please forward them to the
 >? This is required for them to be taken into consideration (see  
status section of the document).


El 04/03/2009, a las 9:58, Dr D.C.Misra escribió:

> I do not feel comfortable with the spelling of e-government as
> "eGovernment," much worse at the beginning of a sentence. This is
> grammatically wrong. (Similarly "eGov" is not in order. Which word  
> does it
> abbreviate- e-government or e-governance? Secondly, inter-changeable  
> use of
> e-government and electronic government (and, by extension, digital
> government) do not make for "smooth" reading. I think it may be  
> useful to
> stick to only one term, namely, e-government though digital  
> government may
> be more correct technically. The term electronic government could  
> perhaps be
> avoided altogether as it makes e-government to be a 50:50 affair  
> between "e"
> and government. On the contrary, the term e-government gives 1/11  
> weight to
> "e" and (overwhelming) weight of 10/11 to government (going by  
> number of
> letters) which appears more appropriate. I am not aware of any
> guideline/practice or standard laid down in this regard by W3C in  
> which case
> its guideline/practice or standard no doubt has to be followed in  
> this paper
> too.
> Dr D.C.Misra
> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-egov-ig-request@w3.org [mailto:public-egov-ig-request@w3.org 
> ]
> On Behalf Of Jose M. Alonso
> Sent: Monday, March 02, 2009 3:39 PM
> To: eGov IG
> Subject: Group Note FPWD is done
> All,
> It has been a very intense weekend. Some of us, namely Kevin, John and
> me have been working until the very last minute on developing the
> final draft. We have worked on the document until yesterday night,
> then called it done.
> Final document is a snapshot of the current Editor's Draft [1] and we
> are requesting publication on March 10; comments will be welcomed
> until April 26.
> Thanks John, Oscar, Daniel and Owen for providing content for the
> document. Very special thanks to Kevin for bearing with me over the
> last couple days and a great editorial work.
> I think the document is quite solid but no doubt that with the help of
> others it could be greatly improved, so do not hesitate to send
> comments or offering authoring help.
> Cheers,
> Jose.
> [1] http://www.w3.org/2007/eGov/IG/Group/docs/note
> --
> Jose M. Alonso <josema@w3.org>    W3C/CTIC
> eGovernment Lead                  http://www.w3.org/2007/eGov/
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