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(minor corrections) pre-publication draft for metrics report ready

From: Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 14 Aug 2012 11:43:07 +0200
Message-ID: <502A1DAB.408@w3.org>
To: RDWG <public-wai-rd@w3.org>
CC: Markel Vigo <markel.vigo@manchester.ac.uk>, Giorgio Brajnik <giorgio@dimi.uniud.it>, Joshue O Connor <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie>, Simon Harper <Simon.Harper@manchester.ac.uk>
Dear RDWG,

Minor corrections have been made to the pre-publication draft:

#1. Sentence "Accessibility metrics in addition to web accessibility 
conformance testing help better grasp the accessibility level of 
websites [...]" has been changed to "Accessibility metrics help indicate 
the accessibility level of websites [...]" ;

#2. Typos fixed per Giorgio's feedback 
<http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-wai-rd/2012Aug/0007.html>;

Regards,
   Shadi


On 8.8.2012 18:26, Shadi Abou-Zahra wrote:
> Dear RDWG,
>
> The pre-publication draft of "Research Report on Web Accessibility
> Metrics" is now ready. *Please read the following carefully*:
>
> Some changes were made since the approved Editor Draft of June 2012.
> These changes include:
>   - Correcting spelling, grammar, and typographical errors;
>   - Updating citations as discussed during teleconferences;
>   - Edits to the Abstract and addition of Introduction text.
>
> Particularly the changes to the Abstract and Introduction need your
> attention. Unlike the rest of the symposium material, the document did
> not make it sufficiently clear that conformance to WCAG 2.0 itself can
> be evaluated which might unfortunately give readers the misapprehension
> that WCAG 2.0 cannot be evaluated, and/or is inappropriate to use within
> policy contexts, or that WAI is doing no work on related aspects of
> evaluation. This would be detrimental to our work on accessibility.
>
>
> The final draft, ready for publication, is available at:
>   -
> <http://www.w3.org/WAI/RD/2011/metrics/note/WD-accessibility-metrics-report-20120712.html>
>
>
>
> Also find a diff-marked version highlighting the changes:
>   -
> <https://www.w3.org/2007/10/htmldiff?doc1=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.w3.org%2FWAI%2FRD%2F2011%2Fmetrics%2Fnote%2FED-metrics-20120608&doc2=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.w3.org%2FWAI%2FRD%2F2011%2Fmetrics%2Fnote%2FWD-accessibility-metrics-report-20120712.html>
>
>
>
> *ACTION:* Please indicate any objections to these changes before our
> upcoming teleconference meeting on 15 August 2012.
>
> We're just a small step away from our first publication! ;)
>
>
> Regards,
>    Shadi
>

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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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