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Re: acronym for Web Content Accessibility Guidelines working group

From: Gregory J. Rosmaita <unagi69@concentric.net>
Date: Fri, 07 Jan 2000 13:51:28 -0500
Message-Id: <4.1.20000107132220.00b37360@pop3.concentric.net>
To: Wendy A Chisholm <wendy@w3.org>
Cc: Web Content Accessiblity Guidelines Mailing List <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
aloha, wendy!

i cast my vote for WCGL WG, as that is the clearest and (to my mind, at least)
most sensible acronym...  WCAG WG would lead to confusion...

gregory.

At 01:02 PM 1/7/00 -0500, you wrote:
>I found that the Web Characterization activity also uses  "WC" acronyms. I 
>had thought they were using WC but it turns out they use WCG as well as 
>WCA.  I had proposed WCG for the Web Content Guidelines working group in 
>the draft of the charter.  This obviously won't work.
>
>Therefore here are some new proposals:
>1. WCAG WG - it puts the "accessibility" back into the name, but people 
>could potentially confuse the working group with the document.
>2. WCGL WG - Web content guidelines working group.  i have no issues with 
>this one.
>
>Previously Discarded:
>1. GL - people could infer that the WAI only produces one set of guidelines.
>2. markup - too general and confusing with markup activities.
>
>so far, (2 responses) WCAG WG is the running favorite with the WAI team.
>
>thoughts?
>--wendy
>--
>wendy a chisholm
>world wide web consortium
>web accessibility initiative
>madison, wi usa
>tel: +1 608 663 6346
>/--
>

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