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Re: fixing real problems that people encounter?

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 1 Feb 2011 09:25:46 -0600
To: Jonathan Chetwynd <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>
Message-Id: <79E638DC-5630-49D0-BCCC-4212735A0987@w3.org>
Cc: Danny Ayers <danny.ayers@gmail.com>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org, site-comments@w3.org, Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>

On 1 Feb 2011, at 9:23 AM, Jonathan Chetwynd wrote:

> fixing real problems that people encounter?
>
> Ian,
>
> as 'real people' dont visit W3C,
> how can you know if the problems,
> that people who do use W3C encounter, are real?
>

Again, I was only talking about page quality.

> An external audit to evaluate whether W3C is achieving its goals,  
> could really help validate its work,
> and might provide guidance on widening participation, an aspect  
> woefully lacking at present.

We are planning new community groups:
  http://www.w3.org/2010/07/community

I most recently blogged about this in September:
  http://www.w3.org/QA/2010/09/one_web_day_and_w3c_community.html

Ian


>
> regards
>
> Jonathan Chetwynd
>
> http://www.peepo.com
> an accessible open-web Go  game application,
> awaiting guidelines, standards, specifications, a working group,  
> charter etc....
>
>

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