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Re: Would like section references in all W3C legal agreements

From: Vickers, Mark <Mark_Vickers@cable.comcast.com>
Date: Fri, 18 May 2012 20:40:58 +0000
To: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
CC: "site-comments@w3.org" <site-comments@w3.org>, Rigo Wenning <rigo@w3.org>
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Great!

Again, not high priority. Really.

mav

On May 18, 2012, at 12:18 PM, Ian Jacobs wrote:

> Hi Mark,
> 
> Thanks for the feedback. I recall adding a bunch of anchors to the CG process:
> http://www.w3.org/community/about/
> 
> I'll take your advice and go add some for the cg legal agreements. 
> 
> Ian
> 
> On 17 May 2012, at 4:05 PM, Vickers, Mark wrote:
> 
>> In discussions with W3C legal staff and member legal staff about W3C agreements, a nice feature of some W3C agreements is that we can pass a link to a specific section of those agreements, e.g.
>> 
>> 	http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy-20040205/#sec-exclusion-resign
>> 
>> However, the availability of internal links in W3C agreements seems to be very inconsistent, in three categories:
>> 
>> 1.. Visible links: The best agreements have a Table of Contents and clickable links in sections:
>> 
>> 	http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy-20040205/#sec-exclusion-resign
>> 
>> 2. Hidden links: Other agreements have no visible links, but the underlying document has id attributes which can be used for linking, but only by the technically savvy:
>> 
>> 	http://www.w3.org/2009/12/Member-Agreement#terms
>> 
>> 3. No links: Some agreements have no internal links at all:
>> 
>> 	http://www.w3.org/community/about/agreements/cla/
>> 
>> It's disappointing that the more recent agreement for CGs is the least linkable!
>> 
>> It would be great if all W3C agreements were republished consistently, with visible links to each numbered section.
>> 
>> Note that this is not the highest-priority request.
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> mav
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
> 
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