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RE: clarification on RE: for EOWG - review Wednesday

From: Shawn Lawton Henry <shawn@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2004 14:05:10 -0500
To: <michaeka@wellsfargo.com>
Cc: <public-wai-eo-site@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000d01c42d53$ba988630$394cc418@SLHenry>

Blossom, Thank you very much for replying! ~ shawn

> -----Original Message-----
> From: michaeka@wellsfargo.com [mailto:michaeka@wellsfargo.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, April 28, 2004 1:59 PM
> To: shawn@w3.org
> Subject: RE: clarification on RE: for EOWG - review Wednesday
> 
> 
> Shawn - The issues you've written below are fine. B.
> 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Shawn Lawton Henry [mailto:shawn@w3.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, April 28, 2004 10:38 AM
> To: public-wai-eo-site@w3.org
> Subject: clarification on RE: for EOWG - review Wednesday
> 
> 
> 
> Note that what we need from you today is any changes or
> additions to below as what I will send to EOWG mailing list 
> tonight (or tomorrow) for discussion on Friday.
> 
> thanks
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: public-wai-eo-site-request@w3.org 
> > [mailto:public-wai-eo-site-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Shawn Lawton

> > Henry
> > Sent: Tuesday, April 27, 2004 10:20 PM
> > To: public-wai-eo-site@w3.org
> > Subject: for EOWG - review Wednesday
> > Importance: High
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > Below is my action item:
> > - SHAWN, by Tue 27 April late: send draft highlights and Tim's quote

> > info to WSTF list
> > 
> > Please comment TODAY per your action item:
> > - ALL, by Wed 28 April: comment on stuff going to EOWG on
> > Friday: purpose statement, Tim's quote, highlights ... so
> > that I can meet my next action item:
> > - SHAWN, by Thur 29 April: send stuff to EOWG list: purpose 
> > statement, Tim's quote, highlights
> > 
> > :-)
> > ===
> > 
> > Issue: Highlights on WAI home page
> > 
> > WSTF is considering having highlights on the WAI home page.
> > 
> > Purpose:
> > - provide a space to address "hot" topics
> > - provide a way to showcase different resources, since many people 
> > don't know what we have
> > - make the home page more "alive" with timely topics that
> > change frequently
> > 
> > Examples of things that might go in highlights area:
> > - blurb on newly finished documents, such as standards harmonization
> > - XYZ government adopted WCAG, with a link to Policies
> > - technique addressing hot issue
> > - tip from a document, such as Evaluating Web Sites for 
> > Accessibility, with a link to that document
> > 
> > Notes:
> > - would probably often have two highlights: 1. that stays longer and

> > is a current high priority issue, such as standards harmonization, 
> > and 2, that changes more frequently, perhaps every week, such as a 
> > technique or tip
> > - would not replace news/announcements as is currently on home page
> > 
> > ===
> > 
> > Issue: Quote on WAI home page
> > 
> > The current WAI home page (http://www.w3.org/WAI/) has in a 
> > prominent position this quote: "The power of the Web is in its 
> > universality. Access by everyone regardless of disability is an 
> > essential aspect." -- Tim Berners-Lee, W3C Director and inventor of 
> > the World Wide Web
> > 
> > Question: On the new WAI home page, should this quote be: a. above 
> > the fold, b. below the fold, c. not on home page (on another page, 
> > such as Introduction to Web Accessibility or
> About WAI).
> > 
> > Discussion: @@ ... doesn't say what WAI is about or what the site is

> > about... was important when WAI started to give credibility & that's

> > not as important now... takes up fair amount of space and doesn't 
> > give a whole lot of "umph" if you don't know who he is & many 
> > don't...  [sorry, i'm too exhausted to do this now :-[
> > 
> 
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