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Re: Finding contact information

From: Ian B. Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 07 Dec 2004 15:23:17 -0600
To: "E.Law" <haikuhamu@yahoo.ca>
Cc: site-comments@w3.org
Message-Id: <1102454597.8245.213.camel@seabright>
Hello,

W3C is not affiliated with w3schools.com. That may explain
part of the difficulty.

If you wish to contact W3C, there's a link on the W3C
home page: http://www.w3.org/.

Thanks for checking in with us,

 _ Ian

On Tue, 2004-12-07 at 15:19, E.Law wrote:
> Either I'm blind or you deliberately want to make it difficult for
> people to find your e-mail address to contact you.  (Which, to some
> extent, I could understand)  I had to click through SEVERAL screens
> and go down a few blind alleys before I could find this address.  I
> found that rather frustrating.
> 
>  
> 
> FYI, here is the list of WebPages I traveled through to find this
> e-mail address.  (I'll forego listing the blind alleys I traveled
> down.  Just this one convoluted path is enough of an illustration!)
> 
> I started at the beginning, your home page...
> 
> http://www.w3schools.com/site/site_intro.asp and clicked "Web W3C"
> from the left column
> 
> http://www.w3schools.com/site/site_w3c.asp and clicked "Introduction
> to W3C" under Resources
> 
> http://www.w3schools.com/w3c/w3c_intro.asp and clicked "The World Wide
> Web Consortium" at the bottom under "W3C References" which opened up a
> new window
> 
> http://www.w3.org/Consortium/ and clicked "W3C" at the VERY bottom
> next to the copyright notice
> 
> http://www.w3.org/ and clicked "Contact W3C" at the top
> 
> http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Contact  FINALLY!
> 
>  
> 
> Talk about a long route.  If there was a shorter path, it certainly
> didn't present itself to me!  (Of course, Murphy's Law being what it
> is, I probably overlooked some neon colored, blinking button labelled
> "Contact Us" somewhere.  Honestly, if there was one, I didn't see
> it...but if you point it out to me, I'll have to take you out for a
> coffee whenever I'm in town and we'll have a good laugh.)
> 
>  
> 
> Anyhow, assuming that this hypothetical neon sign didn't exist, then
> let me log my vote for a more easily accessible Contact Us page!
> 
>  
> 
> Esther.
-- 
Ian Jacobs (ij@w3.org)   http://www.w3.org/People/Jacobs
Tel:                     +1 718 260-9447

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