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Re: [more] naming for "Methodology"

From: Denis Boudreau <dboudreau@accessibiliteweb.com>
Date: Mon, 10 Oct 2011 14:35:59 -0400
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To: Eval TF <public-wai-evaltf@w3.org>
Hi all,

"Methodology for Evaluating Website Accessibility Conformance (MEWAC)"

My vote goes out to this one as well.

/Denis



On 2011-10-10, at 8:40 AM, Kathy Wahlbin wrote:

> I like this one best:
> 
> Methodology for Evaluating Website Accessibility Conformance  (MEWAC)
> 
> If we don't mention WCAG then we don't have to worry about 2.0 or 2.X.  In
> the documentation we will have information on WCAG  so I don't think we need
> it in the name  - accessibility is better.
> 
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-wai-evaltf-request@w3.org
> [mailto:public-wai-evaltf-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Shadi Abou-Zahra
> Sent: Monday, October 10, 2011 4:01 AM
> To: Eval TF
> Subject: [more] naming for "Methodology"
> 
> Dear group,
> 
> It seems that there is some support for:
>  - Methodology for Assessing Website Conformity to WCAG 2.0
> 
> Some issues and questions raised include:
>  - it does not include the word "accessibility" (though it is part of the
> acronym WCAG, which we would likely expand in the title anyway);
>  - should it be "WCAG 2.0" versus "WCAG 2" (to cover all 2.x versions);
>  - should we use the term "assessing" versus "evaluation";
>  - should we use the term "conformity" versus "conformance";
>  - the title does not lend itself to a catchy acronym.
> 
> Here are some more ideas to play around with:
>  - Methodology for Assessing Website Conformance to WCAG 2
>  - Methodology for Evaluating Website Conformity to WCAG 2
>  - Methodology for Evaluating Website Accessibility Conformance
>  - Methodology for Conformance Evaluation of Websites for Accessibility
>  - Conformance Evaluation of Websites for Accessibility
>  - Conformance Evaluation of Websites to WCAG 2
> 
> The previous ideas are included below too. Happy brainstorming.
> 
> Best,
>   Shadi
> 
> 
> On 6.10.2011 07:18, Shadi Abou-Zahra wrote:
>> 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
>> 
> 
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