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Re: Doc titles

From: Terje Bless <link@pobox.com>
Date: Mon, 7 Feb 2005 08:31:21 +0100
To: QA-dev <public-qa-dev@w3.org>
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olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org> wrote:

>Not being such a big fan of creating acronyms for the fun of it, I think
>my preference would be to use "$title - W3C Markup Validator" rather
>than "WMVS: $title".

Given:
«Validation Results for http://example.com - W3C Markup Validation Service»

- From my Bookmarks: «Validation Results for … Validation Service»


Given: «WMVS: Results for http://example.com

- From my Bookmarks: «WMVS: Results for http://example.com



Actually, to salvage as much as possible of the most significant bits of the
URL, we might even do:

    «WMVS Results: http://example.com

Four characters less — the “for” and a space — in the preamble is four more
characters of the start of the URL; and without any “context” at the end of
the title, chances are good the filename (e.g. “…feedback.html”) will be
visible (or, if truncating at the end, as much as possible of the URL).


- -- 
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That's where you learn to upset the PHBs? -- Peter da Silva

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