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Re: Draft Blog Post for W3Conf and Doc Sprint

From: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2013 13:15:16 -0500
Message-ID: <50FD85B4.9080207@w3.org>
To: Chris Mills <cmills@opera.com>
CC: Eliot Graff <Eliot.Graff@microsoft.com>, Julee <julee@adobe.com>, "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
Hi, Chris-

It might be more efficient if you helped me edit the post in real-time.

I'm on IRC, and in the blog. Feel free to edit it with me.

Regards-
-Doug


On 1/21/13 12:55 PM, Chris Mills wrote:
> A few minor nitpicks:
>
> * "In just a month, W3C and Adobe" -> remove comma? There's a lot of
> commas here in a short space of time, so it reads a little bit
> awkwardly. Removing this one would cut down on the awkwardness. * Web
> Platform -> WebPlatform.org?
>
> * "The opening session, delivered by Mozilla's Janet Swisher and
> W3C's Doug Schepers, will feature Web Platform Docs and community
> involvement. Other speakers include CJ Gammon, Lea Verou, and Alexis
> Deveria, all of whom have contributed to WebPlatform.org. The closing
> keynote is by Eric Meyer, and the browser panel will include a
> developer and designer from the audience
> [http://www.w3.org/QA/2013/01/join_us_at_w3conf.html], to represent
> the view from the trenches."
>
> * All of this reads a bit flat - I would try to sex it up a bit by
> giving away some more details of what subjects the talks cover, and
> say why these things are exciting. For example, what can a design and
> developer from the tranches add to a browser wars type panel, which
> usually covers lot of high level stuff that only browser vendor
> people would know about, probably. I'd also break it up into bullet
> points so it is easier to digest each item.
>
> * Can you say a bit more about the conference in general, why it's
> cool? Add a bit to "W3Conf [http://www.w3.org/conf/], W3C's
> conference for developers and designers, is coming up on February
> 21-22 at the Regency Ballroom in San Francisco."
>
> * You kind of assume that everyone knows what a Doc Sprint is - say a
> bit more in the Doc Sprint paragraph about what it is, and what
> awesome things we'll achieve at that event. Mention there that it's
> free to attend - another great value add to the already awesome
> conference.
>
> Chris Mills Opera Software, dev.opera.com W3C Fellow, web education
> and webplatform.org Author of "Practical CSS3: Develop and Design"
> (http://goo.gl/AKf9M)
>
> On 21 Jan 2013, at 17:36, Eliot Graff <Eliot.Graff@microsoft.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Looks good. Only suggestion I would make would be something along
>> these lines:
>>
>> The accompanying Doc Sprint [http://docsprint.eventbrite.com/]
>> ****to bolster the content on Web Platform Docs*** will be held the
>> day after the conference, Saturday February 23rd, at the Adobe
>> office.
>>
>> Otherwise, ship it.
>>
>>> -----Original Message----- From: Julee [mailto:julee@adobe.com]
>>> Sent: Monday, January 21, 2013 9:35 AM To: Doug Schepers;
>>> public-webplatform@w3.org Subject: Re: Draft Blog Post for W3Conf
>>> and Doc Sprint
>>>
>>> Good post! Doug, do you want to add a link to registering for
>>> W3Conf? J
>>>
>>>
>>> ---------------------------- julee@adobe.com @adobejulee
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> -----Original Message----- From: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
>>> Date: Monday, January 21, 2013 9:30 AM To:
>>> "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org> Subject:
>>> Draft Blog Post for W3Conf and Doc Sprint
>>>
>>>> Hi, folks-
>>>>
>>>> Please review this blog post about W3Conf and the Doc Sprint.
>>>> I'd like to post it as soon as possible. Comments welcome.
>>>>
>>>> Regards- -Doug
>>>>
>>>> In just a month, W3C and Adobe, along with other partners, are
>>>> teaming up to host a developer conference and a Web Platform
>>>> Doc Sprint.
>>>>
>>>> W3Conf [http://www.w3.org/conf/], W3C's conference for
>>>> developers and designers, is coming up on February 21-22 at the
>>>> Regency Ballroom in San Francisco. The opening session,
>>>> delivered by Mozilla's Janet Swisher and W3C's Doug Schepers,
>>>> will feature Web Platform Docs and community involvement. Other
>>>> speakers include CJ Gammon, Lea Verou,
>>> and
>>>> Alexis Deveria, all of whom have contributed to
>>>> WebPlatform.org. The closing keynote is by Eric Meyer, and the
>>>> browser panel will include a developer and designer from the
>>>> audience [http://www.w3.org/QA/2013/01/join_us_at_w3conf.html],
>>>> to represent
>>> the
>>>> view from the trenches.
>>>>
>>>> The accompanying Doc Sprint [http://docsprint.eventbrite.com/]
>>>> will be held the day after the conference, Saturday February
>>>> 23rd, at the Adobe office.
>>>>
>>>> Come join us for both events! Register for W3Conf with the
>>>> promo code 'webplatform' and get $120 off the fee. And don't
>>>> forget to register for the Doc Sprint
>>>> [http://docsprint.eventbrite.com/]... it's free, and a great
>>>> way to get involved.
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>
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