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Re: Invited Expert edges

From: Coralie Mercier <coralie@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 27 Feb 2016 10:12:45 +0100
To: timeless <timeless@gmail.com>
Cc: public-w3process <public-w3process@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.ydhijjk0svvqwp@gillie.local>

Hi Josh,

On Tue, 25 Aug 2015 19:08:36 +0200, timeless <timeless@gmail.com> wrote:

> Normal members can easily visit the W3 home page [1], scroll to the
> bottom, and click Member-only Home [2]. Helpless souls

:)

> can click Get
> Member Account [3]. That [3] has a link to Participate [4].
>
> That page you actually want (W3C »  Participate »  Groups »
> Instructions for non-Members (Invited Experts) [5]) isn't obviously
> reachable from the top of Participate [4].
>
> If you manage to get to (W3C » Participate » Groups [6]), it's linked
> from a right-sidebar under How to join * Member Employees *  Invited
> Experts [5]
>
> Alternatively, from [4], if you jump to the bottom:
>> Questions About Participation? [7]
>> Please consult the W3C Participation FAQ for answers to questions such  
>> as:
>> Can I participate "as an individual" in a W3C Group?
>
> sort of works.

I went in [4] and made edits. The right-hand side menu now has a sub-menu  
"How to join" for "Member Employees" & "Invited Experts".


>> From Participate [4], at the bottom, Public Accounts * My Account [8]
> will take you to your account...
>
> But you can't get from there to a dbwg view [9]. In fact, I can't find
> any particularly good way to get to a dbwg view as an IE. One thing I
> long for is to get to my account [8] from dbwg [9] as well as the
> reverse.
>
> If you're an IE, and you somehow manage to get to a dbwg view [9], WBS
> [10] takes you to an error page.
>
> Also, if you as an IE have been invited to finalize joining [11],
> those items don't show up your your profile [8]. I'm told this might
> be fixable...

I may have feedback on the above at a later point as I did pass it to the  
systems team.

Coralie

[...]

> [1] http://www.w3.org/
> [2] http://www.w3.org/Member/
> [3] https://www.w3.org/accounts/request
> [4] http://www.w3.org/participate/
> [5] http://www.w3.org/2004/08/invexp
> [6] https://www.w3.org/Consortium/activities
> [7] www.w3.org/participate/faq
> [8] https://www.w3.org/users/myprofile
> [9]  
> https://www.w3.org/2000/09/dbwg/details?group=43696&public=1&order=org
> [10] https://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/
> [11] https://www.w3.org/2004/01/pp-impl/.../join
> [12]  
> https://www.w3.org/community/about/faq/#i-am-already-an-invited-expert-in-a-working-group-why-do-i-need-to-update-my-account

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