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Re: Comment on w3 site

From: Ian B. Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 10 Dec 2002 07:57:04 -0500
Message-ID: <3DF5E4A0.7050200@w3.org>
To: Ian Broster <ian@broster.co.uk>
CC: site-comments@w3.org, Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>

Ian Broster wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I have just written a letter to a professional company with an appalling
> web site, encouraging them to consider using  W3 standards etc. I would
> have liked to finish the letter with "I further refer you to..."  with a
> reference to a single, short, motivational document on the web that a
> business manager would read and think "I had no idea, we should really
> do something now." However, I could find no such document on W3.org.
> 
> I would like to suggest therefore that if such a document already
> exists, then a link might be made from prominent position on the front
> page at w3.org. Perhaps with wording something like "Why should I use
> W3 standards?".

Ian,

This is a very good idea. I'm cc'ing Karl Dubost, who may
have additional resources for you.

> 
> I did consider referencing something like
> http://www.w3.org/QA/2002/07/WebAgency-Requirements

That's the one I was thinking of...

Thank you,

  - Ian

 >  or
> http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Points/ but clearly, this is your mission
> statement, rather than something which a manager would necessarily
> appreciate or be motivated by.
> 
> Yours faithfully
> 
> Ian Broster
> 


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