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Re: renaming the guidelines

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@staff.uiuc.edu>
Date: Thu, 17 Dec 1998 11:05:59 -0600
Message-Id: <199812171705.LAA16722@staff1.cso.uiuc.edu>
To: Wendy A Chisholm <chisholm@trace.wisc.edu>, w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
I like the word document and we use the word document in the UA guidelines.
 So how about: 
"WWW Document Accessibility Guidelines"

Content sounds to vague to me.

At 03:01 PM 12/16/98 -0600, Wendy A Chisholm wrote:
>We would like to spend one last round discussing what to name the
>guidelines document.  The following is a summary of the discussions up to
>this point.  Ideally, we would like to wrap up this discussion by this
>Friday, but understand that the holiday season is fast approaching.  Could
>you please send any comments regarding the 5 suggestions below, or propose
>another alternative?  Since this issues requires coordination with the
>other working groups, a final summary will be sent to the Coordination
>Group for discussion.
>In the current title ("WAI Page Author Guidelines") "Page Author" is not
>appropriate since persons usually
>author more than a single page. There is consensus that:
>   1.The title should reflect that it addresses more than just a single
>page in isolation. 
>   2.The phrase "Universal Design" should not be used in the title since it
>carries so many negative connotations (so "Universal Design Guidelines for
>WWW Documents" is out). 
>   3.We don't want to focus in on particular technologies (so "HTML and CSS
>Accessible Design
>     Guidelines" is out). 
>   1.Web Author Guidelines 
>   2.Site Author Guidelines 
>   3.Web Content Accessible Guidelines. 
>   4.Web Site Accessibility Guidelines 
>   5.W3C Web Accessibility Initiative Author Guidelines (then make other
>groups - W3C WAI User
>     Agent Guidelines and W3C WAI Authoring Tools Guidelines) 
>--the editors 
Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
Coordinator of Assistive Communication and Information Technology
Division of Rehabilitation - Education Services
University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
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