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RE: Description restriction

From: Steven Faulkner <steven.faulkner@nils.org.au>
Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2005 08:51:19 +1100
To: "'Andrew Arch'" <andrew.arch@nils.org.au>, <public-wai-ert-tools@w3.org>
Cc: "'Shadi Abou-Zahra \(E-mail\)'" <shadi@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000401c5efae$dfdf0490$121610ac@NILSHP0044>

Hi all,
I agree with Andrew that the 200 character limit is too restrictive.
can we make it 200 words?

best regards
stevef


> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-wai-ert-tools-request@w3.org
> [mailto:public-wai-ert-tools-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Andrew Arch
> Sent: Wednesday, 23 November 2005 8:45 AM
> To: public-wai-ert-tools@w3.org
> Cc: Shadi Abou-Zahra (E-mail)
> Subject: Description restriction
>
>
>
> Hi Shadi,
>
> I've just re-read what we are collecting and realise that the
> description is
> only meant to be 200 CHARACTERS - I had inadvertently read
> this as 200 WORDS
> which to me is a lot more reasonable. Nearly all the current
> descriptions
> are already considerably more than 200 characters - you can't
> say much in 2
> lines to give people a good idea about a tool.
>
> At one stage in EO I suggested that we have a short
> description and a long
> description - the short description being the default view.
>
> The tools I have collected info for already have 100 - 200 word
> descriptions - do I need to edit these down to 200 characters?
>
> Cheers, Andrew
>
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