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Proposal to move resource links from techniques doc

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 21 Feb 2005 20:33:24 -0000
To: "GEO" <public-i18n-geo@w3.org>
Message-Id: <20050221203324.40B964F22D@homer.w3.org>



I preparation for discussion on Wednesday, here is a proposal.

We currently show resources for each technique in the techniques document.  This has two disadvantages:

[1] it makes the document longer and less easy to read

[2] it cannot be updated after the document has been published - eg. when a really useful new FAQ appears

I therefore propose that we use a separate file for the resources.  To that end, I have spent much of today sprucing up and fixing the previously existing resources list that was coupled with the outline document. http://www.w3.org/International/geo/html-tech/resources

(Note that it is in a new location, too.)

I suggest we link to this document from the techniques doc.


I also created an index that will link users to topics in the techniques docs more easily.  It will cover all techniques documents, and will be a task-based equivalent to our current topic index.  It also does two more things:

[1] strengthens the visibility of and ease of access to the outline

[2] provides a quick way of accessing the resources

See http://www.w3.org/International/technique-index

It is currently linked from 'Techniques' under 'Resource Type' on the top right of the home page, but I will hopefully improve on this as the home page is redesigned.


Richard Ishida

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