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RE: Name of Page Author Guidelines

From: Charles (Chuck) Oppermann <chuckop@MICROSOFT.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Nov 1998 03:38:26 -0800
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To: dd@w3.org
Cc: po@trace.wisc.edu, "GL - WAI Guidelines WG (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Okay, that's good points.  How about going shorter (verses my other efforts)
and calling them:

"Web Accessibility Guidelines"

I'm not sure what benefit the word "Content" brings.

-----Original Message-----
From: Daniel Dardailler [mailto:danield@w3.org]
Sent: Wednesday, November 11, 1998 3:22 AM
To: Charles (Chuck) Oppermann
Cc: po@trace.wisc.edu; GL - WAI Guidelines WG (E-mail); cg WAI
Coordination Group (E-mail)
Subject: Re: Name of Page Author Guidelines 

> I prefer:
> "HTML and CSS Accessible Design Guidelines"
> "HTML and CSS Guidelines for Accessible Design"
> "HTML and CSS Universal Design Guidelines"
> "HTML and CSS Accessible Authoring Guidelines" (weak)
> You get my drift.

Although it's mostly about HTML&CSS today, we will update it to
include more SMIL, XML, XSL, MathML, SVG, etc. in the future, so the
question is do we want to have to change a name that we are going to
promote as some kind of brand name in the upcoming year.

I agree Page is a vague term and I'll also add Author is ambiguous, as
it refers to different roles: the designer, the user of a wysiwyg
tool, the html-by-hand author, and maybe other.

These guidelines are really about what *is* in the Web pages, so I

 Web Content Accessible Guidelines.
Received on Wednesday, 11 November 1998 06:38:31 UTC

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