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Re: Responding/How to Contact: title

From: William Loughborough <wloughborough@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Dec 2009 17:25:31 +0100
Message-ID: <1e3451610912180825g2a6fa580udeebbf0916a95657@mail.gmail.com>
To: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
Cc: achuter@technosite.es, "EOWG (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>
"What you can do about inaccessible Webstuff"

Because after people hear some idealistic rap and are on board they
often say "I agree this is important - what do you recommend that we
do about it?"

Feliz Navidad, y'all!

Love.

2009/12/18 Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>:
> Thanks very much for sending ideas to the list for us to think about before
> the meeting.
>
> The part of the current title that I'm not keen on is the "contacting" part.
> It seems too limiting. I think the long explanation of what the document is
> about is more like:
> - what to do when you come across an inaccessible website, or
> - when you come across an inaccessible website, please tell the organization
> about it! here's some advice to make that easier and more effective.
>
> That is, I think the document goes beyond "how to contact"; I think it's
> broader. (or ought to be anyway)
>
> The draft WAI highlight headline, tweet text, and blog text includes:
> - Speak up! Tell organizations if their website is inaccessible
> - When you encounter accessibility barriers using a website, tell them! -
> Take a few minutes to encourage web accessibility. Your voice counts.
> - WAI encourages you to tell organizations that it is important to you that
> their websites are accessible. Especially when you come across accessibility
> barriers, tell the organization about it!
>
> All these are too long for a document title, though.
>
> Remember also that we were thinking of SEO for the title.
>
> In response to William below: the focus of this document really is on
> following up on inaccessible websites.
>
> Looking forward to more discussion...
>
> ~Shawn
>
>
> William Loughborough wrote:
>>
>> Since we are also recommending contact with organizations that either
>> don't have inaccessible websites (or perhaps not even websites at all)
>> it might be best to avoid the first of Alan's choices and focus on the
>> second.
>>
>> Love.
>>
>> On Fri, Dec 18, 2009 at 9:32 AM, Alan Chuter <achuter@technosite.es>
>> wrote:
>>>
>>> Shawn Henry wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Note especially the edits to "How to Contact Organizations about
>>>> Inaccessible Websites" and the questions for discussion. (for example,
>>>> I'd
>>>> like to try again to come up with a better title.
>>>
>>> How about:
>>>
>>> * "Contacting organizations about the accessibility of their websites"
>>> * "Contacting organizations about website accessibility"
>>>
>>> To be less negative and as the document also suggests contacting those
>>> that
>>> **are** accessible.
>>>
>>> --
>>> Alan Chuter
>>> Departamento de Usabilidad y Accesibilidad
>>> Consultor
>>> Technosite - Grupo Fundosa
>>> Fundación ONCE
>>> Tfno.: 91 121 03 30
>>> Fax: 91 375 70 51
>>> achuter@technosite.es
>>> http://www.technosite.es
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>



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