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Re: naming for "Methodology"

From: Michael S Elledge <elledge@msu.edu>
Date: Fri, 07 Oct 2011 16:01:14 -0400
Message-ID: <4E8F5A8A.1030502@msu.edu>
To: public-wai-evaltf@w3.org
That's really a mouthful. How about:

Methodology for Assessing Website Accessibility (MAWA) according to WCAG 
2.0 or

Methodology for Determining Website Compliance (MDWC) to WCAG 2.0

Mike


On 10/7/2011 9:45 AM, Elle wrote:
> Evaluation Methodology for Assessing Website Conformity to WCAG 2.0 
>  is my vote.
>
> Cheers,
> Elle
>
>
>
> On Fri, Oct 7, 2011 at 1:26 AM, Denis Boudreau 
> <dboudreau@accessibiliteweb.com 
> <mailto:dboudreau@accessibiliteweb.com>> wrote:
>
>     Or, based on the message from Amy I just saw, "Evaluation
>     Methodology for Assessing Website Accessibility Conformity to WCAG
>     2.0".
>
>     And that would make the acronym "EMAWAC"... which, as everyone
>     knows, means "don't forget tool testing with real users" in
>     Cherokee. ;p
>
>     /Denis
>
>
>     On 2011-10-07, at 1:17 AM, Denis Boudreau wrote:
>
>     > Same for "MAWC for WCAG 2.0".
>     >
>     > But maybe I'd prefer "Evaluation Methodology for Assessing
>     Website Conformity to WCAG 2.0".
>     >
>     > That would make the acronym "EMAWC". ;p
>     >
>     > /Denis
>     >
>     >
>     >
>     > On 2011-10-06, at 7:17 AM, Léonie Watson wrote:
>     >
>     >>      "Methodology for Assessing Website Conformity to WCAG 2.0"
>     is clear, concise and usable. Gets my vote.
>     >>
>     >>
>     >>
>     >>
>     >>
>     >> Regards,
>     >> Léonie.
>     >>
>     >> --
>     >> Nomensa - humanising technology
>     >>
>     >> Léonie Watson, Director of Accessibility & Web Development
>     >>
>     >> tel: +44 (0)117 929 7333 <tel:%2B44%20%280%29117%20929%207333>
>     >> twitter: @we_are_Nomensa @LeonieWatson
>     >>
>     >> -----Original Message-----
>     >> From: public-wai-evaltf-request@w3.org
>     <mailto:public-wai-evaltf-request@w3.org>
>     [mailto:public-wai-evaltf-request@w3.org
>     <mailto:public-wai-evaltf-request@w3.org>] On Behalf Of Shadi
>     Abou-Zahra
>     >> Sent: 06 October 2011 06:18
>     >> To: Eval TF
>     >> Subject: naming for "Methodology"
>     >>
>     >> Dear group,
>     >>
>     >> As trivial as it may sound it is time for us to think about a
>     name for the Methodology, so that we can start fleshing it out.
>     >>
>     >> Here are some brainstorms to get your creativity flowing:
>     >>
>     >>
>     >> # Favorites:
>     >> - Sampling, Inspection, and Technical Evaluation [of Websites
>     for WCAG 2.0] (SITE) ... especially when used in combination like
>     "WCAG 2.0 SITE"
>     >> - Methodology for Assessing Website Conformity to WCAG 2.0 (MAC)
>     >>
>     >>
>     >> # Alternatives:
>     >> - Conformance Evaluation of Websites for Accessibility (CEWA or
>     Conf)
>     >> - Accessibility Conformance Evaluation of Websites (ACEW)
>     >> - Conformance/Conformity Assessment Procedure (CAP)
>     >> - Conformance/Conformity Assessment Methodology (CAM)
>     >> - Website Accessibility Evaluation (WAE)
>     >> - Website Accessibility Assessment (WAA)
>     >> - Website Accessibility Methodology (WAM)
>     >> - Website Accessibility Assessment Procedure (WAAP)
>     >> - Website Accessibility Assessment Methodology (WAAM)
>     >> - Website Accessibility Evaluation Procedure (WAEP)
>     >> - Website Accessibility Evaluation Methodology (WAEM)
>     >> - Website Accessibility Inspection Procedure (WAIP)
>     >> - Website Accessibility Inspection Methodology (WAIM)
>     >>
>     >>
>     >> # Not serious:
>     >> - Conformance of Websites (CoW, WCAG-CoW, or WAI-CoW)
>     >> - Accessibility Conformance of Websites (A-CoW)
>     >> - Procedure for Accessibility Inspection (PAI like "pay")
>     >> - Procedure for Evaluation of Accessibility (PEA)
>     >> - Procedure for Evaluation of Accessibility Conformance (PEACe)
>     >> - Accessibility Evaluation of Websites (AEW)
>     >> - Harmonized Assessment Methodology (HAM)
>     >> - WCAG 2.0 Harmonized Assessment Methodology (WHAM)
>     >> - Website Conformance Assessment Guidelines (WCAG)
>     >>
>     >>
>     >> Best,
>     >>  Shadi
>     >>
>     >> --
>     >> Shadi Abou-Zahra - http://www.w3.org/People/shadi/
>     >> Activity Lead, W3C/WAI International Program Office
>     >> Evaluation and Repair Tools Working Group (ERT WG)
>     >> Research and Development Working Group (RDWG)
>     >>
>     >>
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> -- 
> If you want to build a ship, don't drum up the people to gather wood, 
> divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the 
> vast and endless sea.
> - Antoine De Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince
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