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Re: Blog for gathering comments on draft report

From: Karen Coyle <kcoyle@kcoyle.net>
Date: Mon, 20 Jun 2011 07:19:56 -0700
Message-ID: <20110620071956.65754f6askcosm4s@kcoyle.net>
To: public-xg-lld@w3.org
Seconding Jodi's comments: it is important that the basic structure of  
the report be visible. Also that people can post comments that are  
general, no just specific to a sub-section.

I also like the idea of listing recent changes.


Quoting Jodi Schneider <jodi.schneider@deri.org>:

> Thanks so much for doing this, Monica! I can be an admin, if you  
> like (use jodi.a.schneider@gmail.com ). These are good comment  
> settings.
> A clean theme would be the veryplaintext one:
> http://www.plaintxt.org/#veryplaintxt
> Did we decide on whether digress.it would be a good plugin to use?
> Whoever does post the report -- I'd suggest posting it in small  
> sections, but making sure that the navigation makes sense (i.e. the  
> default shows the first part first, the table of contents shows up  
> in a sidebar).
> Perhaps somebody can suggest how to display "recent comments" in a  
> sidebar? This should be a simple change and I know it's common in  
> many blogs.
> -Jodi
> On 20 Jun 2011, at 13:42, Monica Duke wrote:
>> I took an action on Thursday to set up a blog to be used to gather  
>> comments on the draft report from the wider community.  The blog is  
>> now available at:
>> http://blogs.ukoln.ac.uk/w3clld/
>> # If I may suggest 2 next steps:
>> 1)We need to agree how we are going to post the report and do it  
>> asap - we did not agree this detail on the call. I guess it would  
>> be best if 2-3 volunteers (or even just 1?) took care of that.  We  
>> can't spend too much time on deciding and doing it so we do not  
>> miss the chance to add the url to any emails being sent out to  
>> lists to request comments.
>> 2) I need to give access to others in the group who can help  
>> administer the blog and post to it (as will be agreed in 1).  I  
>> suggest that I add one or two more as administrators, and others as  
>> editors.  Please send me email addresses and roles as soon as they  
>> are agreed, and I will add them.
>> # Comments settings - the following are selected (this can of  
>> course be changed)
>> Comment author must have a previously approved comment (i.e.  
>> comment will be moderated until user has a first one approved)
>> # Appearance
>> I suspect others will agree that other than for purposes of  
>> usability we do not spend much time on cosmetics.  I have done the  
>> basic, but I can make other changes in response to suggestions, and  
>> once we have one or two other administrators they too will be able  
>> to assist with this.
>> Basic Wordpress features, plug-ins, settings etc are available.
>> Monica

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