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Re: Name of Page Author Guidelines

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charlesn@srl.rmit.EDU.AU>
Date: Thu, 12 Nov 1998 04:05:09 +1100 (EST)
To: Jon Gunderson <jongund@staff.uiuc.edu>
cc: "GL - WAI Guidelines WG (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>, "cg WAI Coordination Group (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-cg@w3.org>
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I like it.

Charles McCN

On Wed, 11 Nov 1998, Jon Gunderson wrote:

> We are using the term document in the UA guidelines.  So maybe something like.
> 
> WWW Document Universal Design Guidelines
> 
> The guidelines maybe should be called "Universal" since they also promote
> the exclusive use of W3C standards and authoring practices that related to
> the orginal intended purpose of elements.
> 
> Jon
> 
> 
> At 12:21 PM 11/11/98 +0100, Daniel Dardailler wrote:
> >
> >> 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
> >propose:
> >
> > Web Content Accessible Guidelines.
> > 
> Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
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> Division of Rehabilitation - Education Services
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> 
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> 
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