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Re: [Policies page] Responsible Ministry, Jurisdiction, Responsible Department or Agency

From: Kathleen Anderson <kathleen.anderson@po.state.ct.us>
Date: Thu, 5 Jun 2003 16:13:45 -0400
Message-ID: <002b01c32b9f$18957bb0$3112650a@exec.ds.state.ct.us>
To: "Shawn Lawton Henry" <shawn@w3.org>, "EOWG Editors" <wai-eo-editors@w3.org>, "EOWG" <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>, "Judy Brewer" <jbrewer@w3.org>

Shawn:
I agree with Judy, although, occasionally, you may find a "Commission"
instead of a "Department" or "Agency."


Kathleen Anderson
State of Connecticut
Hartford, Connecticut 06106
OSC: phone: (860) 702-3355 fax: (860) 702-3634
Core-CT: phone: (860) 622-2159  fax: (860) 528-2740
email: kathleen.anderson@po.state.ct.us




Judy Brewer wrote:
> Shawn,
>
> This approach looks good, including your qu re US.
>
> - Judy
>
> At 12:22 PM 6/3/2003 -0500, Shawn Lawton Henry wrote:
>> EOWG, Chuck, Kathleen, Judy:
>>
>> In going through the old change requests
>> (http://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/Drafts/policychangelog.html) for the Policy
>> page (http://www.w3.org/WAI/Policy/), I came across: "states &
>> provincial: Australia: Ministry; Canada: Jurisdiction; US:
>> Department/Agency"
>>
>> I think the decision was that we balance consistency with using the
>> most accurate term for the specific country. Therefore, I propose to
>> add to the Policy "Format and content notes" (at
>> http://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/Drafts/policychangelog.html) that we use
>> "Responsible Ministry" by default and use other terms (including
>> "Jurisdiction" and "Responsible Department or Agency") where more
>> appropriate (and as consistently as appropriate).
>>
>> EOWG: please send any comments to w3c-wai-eo@w3.org or share them at
>> Friday's teleconference.
>>
>> Chuck: please confirm (to wai-eo-editors@w3.org) if we should change
>> the CA country listing and provinces listing to "Jurisdiction"
>>
>> Kathleen, Judy: please confirm (to wai-eo-editors@w3.org) if we
>> should change the US country listing and state listing to
>> "Responsible Department or Agency"
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> ~Shawn
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