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Re: Executive summary in report

From: Mark van Assem <mark@cs.vu.nl>
Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2011 10:01:56 +0100
Message-ID: <4D428604.7000700@cs.vu.nl>
To: Antoine Isaac <aisaac@few.vu.nl>
CC: public-xg-lld <public-xg-lld@w3.org>
Hi Antoine,

I agree.

The executive summary as it will be written may already fulfill the role 
of reading guide, or at least a list of things to expect. The one 
writing the exec summary should keep that in mind, then we probably dont 
need a separate "reading guide".


On 28/01/2011 0:00, Antoine Isaac wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> On the following action:
> ACTION: Antoine to include executive summary placeholder in report
> [recorded in
> http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/lld/minutes/2011/01/27-lld-minutes.html#action01]
> I have added a placeholder at [1], trying to sum up what we discussed:
> [
> "executive summary" of 1 or 2 pages for decision makers. Decision-makers
> about library technology need a snapshot--which could be anyway also
> useful for other persons, like implementers or would-be implementers of
> any kind of library-related LOD project.
> Perhaps it could also function as a reading guide/entry point to other
> sections.
> ]
> Note the conditional in the last item. I think there is no contradiction
> between having a piece of text that works as an executive summary and a
> reading guide, on the contrary. Yet in the discussion prior to the
> action we mentioned the two things, but did not make an explicit
> statement about them being one and a same. I've just left "could" for
> the time being, in case any of you has objections.
> Best,
> Antoine
> [1]
> http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/lld/wiki/index.php?title=DraftReport&oldid=2831#Executive_Summary
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