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Re: Eval Methodology - ideas for naming

From: Victoria Menezes Miller <menezesmiller@conceptivity.ch>
Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2011 13:35:47 +0200
Message-ID: <CAAKOS2pwN_=BQyi1w23dgSwq9BoiCOZ805fqevXtDLNGkWws9A@mail.gmail.com>
To: "EOWG (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>
Cc: Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>, Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
Good Morning or good afternoon (as the case may be),

I'm okay with WAEM.

Brainstorming:



WCAG 2 - AEM

WCAG - Accessibility Evaluation Methodology



Like:


WCAG-Check

Or

Check WCAG



Ok with:

WAEM


I think it’s important to have accessibility in the acronym.


Cheers,


Vicki

On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 12:15 PM, Helle Bjarnø <jor@servicestyrelsen.dk>wrote:

>
> I agree with Denis on just calling it WCAG-Evaluation Methodology or
> WCAG-EM as it is a methodology for evaluating website conformance to WCAG..
> The suggested name Website Accessibility Evaluation Methodology gives the
> impression that it is a more general website accessibility evaluation
> methodology.
>
> Venlig hilsen/ Sincerely
>
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> Fra: w3c-wai-eo-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-eo-request@w3.org] På vegne
> af Denis Boudreau
> Sendt: 20. oktober 2011 16:03
> Til: Robert Yonaitis
> Cc: Shawn Henry; shadi@w3.org; EOWG (E-mail)
> Emne: Re: Eval Methodology - ideas for naming
>
> Hi Rob,
>
> Personally, I wouldn't want to change the meaning of WCAG because "web
> content" reaches more broadly than "web conformance" and it's already widely
> established.
>
> I do like the idea of simply calling this WCAG-EM however...
>
> /Denis
>
>
>
> On 2011-10-19, at 3:18 PM, Robert Yonaitis wrote:
>
> > Hello All,
> >
> > My Brainstorm:
> > When reading this I became a bit confused:  "Web Content Accessibility
> > Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0"  -- it just seems limiting. From an educational
> > standpoint it seems inaccurate and as a developer/educator I see
> > content as what an application rolls up to the UI (Content and
> > Application sharing the same space in some cases).
> >
> > While it is just a name I would suggest renaming WCAG to be Website
> > Conformance to Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) and this would be
> > WCAG-EM (Evaluation Methodology) or if you do not think changing the
> > WCAG name then WCAG-EM with the old words -- however the old name
> > seems dated and perhaps inaccurate. (One of the hardest things to deal
> > with is acronyms) Perhaps the Task Force (TF) can consider my
> > brainstorming here.
> >
> > Best Regards,
> > Rob Yonaitis
> >
> > On Wed, Oct 19, 2011 at 2:05 PM, Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org> wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >> Dear EOWG,
> >>
> >> The WCAG 2.0 Evaluation Methodology Task Force (Eval TF) [1] is
> developing a methodology for evaluating website conformance to WCAG 2.0.
> >>
> >> We would like your input on a title and shortname for this Methodology..
> Currently the TF is considering this title:
> >>  - Website Accessibility Evaluation Methodology The direct acronym
> >> from this title would be WAEM and the TF also considered WAM or WEM for
> easier pronunciation.
> >> We also considered shortnames that are not specifically bound to the
> initials of the title, such as SiteAccess or WCAG-check, though none seemed
> particularly good.
> >> Additional brainstorms are below[2].
> >>
> >> Do you have other ideas or reactions to these ideas? Feel free to
> brainstorm other titles and shortnames (real acronyms or not) via e-mail to
> the EOWG list. (Remember "brainstorm" here means put out ideas, even if
> they're not great, with the hope that your ideas might help generate ideas
> from others.) Any input is welcome.
> >>
> >> Best,
> >> ~ Shadi & Shawn
> >>
> >> [1]  http://www.w3.org/WAI/ER/2011/eval/eval-tf.html
> >>
> >> [2]
> >> Website Accessibility Evaluation Methodology
> >>
> >>
> >> - Methodology for Assessing Website Conformity to WCAG 2.0 Some
> >> issues and questions raised include:
> >>  - it does not include the word "accessibility" (though it is part of
> >> the acronym WCAG, which we would likely expand in the title anyway);
> >>  - should it be "WCAG 2.0" versus "WCAG 2" (to cover all 2.x
> >> versions);
> >>  - should we use the term "assessing" versus "evaluation";
> >>  - should we use the term "conformity" versus "conformance";
> >>  - the title does not lend itself to a catchy acronym.
> >>
> >> Here are some more ideas to play around with:
> >>  - Methodology for Assessing Website Conformance to WCAG 2
> >>  - Methodology for Evaluating Website Conformity to WCAG 2
> >>  - Methodology for Evaluating Website Accessibility Conformance
> >>  - Methodology for Conformance Evaluation of Websites for
> >> Accessibility
> >>  - Conformance Evaluation of Websites for Accessibility
> >>  - Conformance Evaluation of Websites to WCAG 2
> >>
> >>  - Sampling, Inspection, and Technical Evaluation [of Websites for
> >> WCAG 2.0] (SITE) ... especially when used in combination like "WCAG 2.0
> SITE"
> >>  - Methodology for Assessing Website Conformity to WCAG 2.0 (MAC)
> >>
> >> Candidate titles (alternative suggestions still welcome):
> >> - Methodology for Evaluating Website Accessibility Conformance
> >> (MEWAC)
> >> - Website Accessibility Evaluation Methodology for WCAG 2.0
> >>
> >> Also proposal: Website Evaluation Methodology for WCAG 2.0
> >> (Accessibility is in WCAG we provide the WEM for that)
> >>
> >> Open brainstorming for shortname:
> >> - AccessCheck
> >> - CheckAccess
> >> - SiteAccess
> >> - WCAG-Check
> >> - AccessSite
> >> - WCAG-Site
> >> - SiteCheck
> >> - CheckSite
> >> - WAMBAM
> >> - MCEWA (Methodology for Conformance Evaluation of Websites for
> >> Accessibility)
> >> - CEWA (Conformance Evaluation of Websites for Accessibility)
> >> - CEW2WCAG2 (Conformance Evaluation of Websites to WCAG 2)
> >> - UWEM (Unified Web Evaluation Methodology)
> >> - SITE (no meaning yet)
> >> - MAWA (Methodology for Assessing Website Accessibility)
> >> - MDWC (Methodology for Determining Website Compliance)
> >> - EWAMAC (Evaluation Methodology for Assessing Website Accessibility
> >> Conformity)
> >> - EMAWC (Evaluation Methodology for Assessing Website Conformity)
> >> - WEM (Website Evaluation Methodology for WCAG 2.0)
> >>
> >> Some acronyms are already existing organizations or festivals (including
> MEWAC).
> >>
> >> # Alternatives:
> >>  - Conformance Evaluation of Websites for Accessibility (CEWA or
> >> Conf)
> >>  - Accessibility Conformance Evaluation of Websites (ACEW)
> >>  - Conformance/Conformity Assessment Procedure (CAP)
> >>  - Conformance/Conformity Assessment Methodology (CAM)
> >>  - Website Accessibility Evaluation (WAE)
> >>  - Website Accessibility Assessment (WAA)
> >>  - Website Accessibility Methodology (WAM)
> >>  - Website Accessibility Assessment Procedure (WAAP)
> >>  - Website Accessibility Assessment Methodology (WAAM)
> >>  - Website Accessibility Evaluation Procedure (WAEP)
> >>  - Website Accessibility Evaluation Methodology (WAEM)
> >>  - Website Accessibility Inspection Procedure (WAIP)
> >>  - Website Accessibility Inspection Methodology (WAIM)
> >>
> >> # Not serious:
> >>  - Conformance of Websites (CoW, WCAG-CoW, or WAI-CoW)
> >>  - Accessibility Conformance of Websites (A-CoW)
> >>  - Procedure for Accessibility Inspection (PAI like "pay")
> >>  - Procedure for Evaluation of Accessibility (PEA)
> >>  - Procedure for Evaluation of Accessibility Conformance (PEACe)
> >>  - Accessibility Evaluation of Websites (AEW)
> >>  - Harmonized Assessment Methodology (HAM)
> >>  - WCAG 2.0 Harmonized Assessment Methodology (WHAM)
> >>  - Website Conformance Assessment Guidelines (WCAG)
> >>
> >>
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Rob Yonaitis
> > http://www.yonaitis.com/ | http://twitter.com/ryonaitis
> >
>
>
>
>
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