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spelling of eGovernment -- Re: Group Note FPWD is done

From: Jose M. Alonso <josema@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 6 Mar 2009 13:39:25 +0100
Cc: <public-egov-ig@w3.org>
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To: "Dr D.C.Misra" <dc_misra@hotmail.com>
Attaching this one to ISSUE-3

El 05/03/2009, a las 20:48, Dr D.C.Misra escribió:

> ---Original Message-----
> 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
> <public-egov-ig@w3.org
>> ? This is required for them to be taken into consideration (see
> status section of the document).
>
> Best,
> Jose.
>
>
>
> 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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