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Re: [admin] url for w3c egov site?

From: Brian Gryth <briangryth@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2010 07:57:31 -0700
Message-ID: <894ba28d1002230657i41e2e82dl1958f4d50631da97@mail.gmail.com>
To: nousk@aol.com
Cc: sandro@w3.org, public-egov-ig@w3.org
+1 lowercase.

Brian

On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 5:34 PM, <nousk@aol.com> wrote:

>
> Sandro,
>
> I vote for www.w3c.org/egov
>
> agree on case.
>
> Kevin
>
>
>  -----Original Message-----
> From: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>
> To: public-egov-ig@w3.org
> Sent: Mon, Feb 22, 2010 6:43 pm
> Subject: [admin] url for w3c egov site?
>
>
> Someone pointed out recently that the /2007/ in our URLs, like
>
>     http://www.w3..org/2007/eGov/ <http://www.w3.org/2007/eGov/>
>     http://www.w3.org/2007/eGov/IG/wiki/Main_Page
>     ... etc
>
> is confusing and unnecessary.  (It comes from a W3C practice that made a
> lot more sense when it started in 1998 than it does now.)  I've gotten
> approval to remove it.  The old URLs with /2007/ in them will be
> redirected, so no links or bookmarks should break.
>
> The question is, whic of these would we prefer:
>
>       http://www.w3.org/eGov     (uppercase G)
> or    http://www.w3.org/egov     (lowercase G)
>
> Mixed case URLs tend to be harder to get right, and I don't think people
> will misunderstand "egov", so I have a mild preference for the second
> option.  Any thoughts?
>
>    -- Sandro
>
>
>
>
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