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RE: Definition of website

From: Léonie Watson <lwatson@nomensa.com>
Date: Mon, 3 Oct 2011 10:12:43 +0100
To: Denis Boudreau <dboudreau@accessibiliteweb.com>, Eval TF <public-wai-evaltf@w3.org>
Message-ID: <D4219A0ECCAE794C9ED7DC6F5A4C0CD537B384A901@jupiter.intranet.nomensa.com>
	That seems to be a more technically specific description Denis. I wonder whether we need to extend either description to reference page assets as well though? Flash/PDF/Silverlight/whatever entities for example?


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From: public-wai-evaltf-request@w3.org [mailto:public-wai-evaltf-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Denis Boudreau
Sent: 03 October 2011 05:24
To: Eval TF
Subject: Definition of website

Hi all,

Having looked at the current I'd like to propose, if I may, another definition for what a "website" is.

Right now, we have: "A coherent collection of one or more related web pages that together provide common use or functionality. It includes static web pages, dynamically generated web pages, and web applications".

I think something along the lines of the following would cover more ground and circumscribe more efficiently what we mean by "website":

"An organized set of related web pages using HTML or XHTML, linked in a coherent structure, hosted on a Web server, accessed by a user agent and governed by the HTTP or the HTTPS protocol".

Any thoughts?

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