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Re: Article about the experts whose help WCAG needs

From: Roberto Scano - IWA/HWG <rscano@iwa-italy.org>
Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2002 19:15:52 +0100
Message-ID: <006501c2a20a$8a4510f0$0100a8c0@NBRSIWA>
To: "Joe Clark" <joeclark@joeclark.org>
Cc: "WCAG List" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>


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From: "Joe Clark" <joeclark@joeclark.org>
To: "WAI-GL" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Sent: Thursday, December 12, 2002 6:21 PM
Subject: Article about the experts whose help WCAG needs


>
> I am working on an article for A List Apart <http://alistapart.com/>
> that will examine how WCAG 2.0 can be improved by the participation
> of specific topic experts.
>
> For example, if WAI wishes to write really credible and
> functional guidelines on how to edit a Web site for
> comprehensibility, WAI should have input from seasoned writers,
> editors, and experts on plain language. Any WCAG guideline related
> to design should not reach final stage without the active
> contribution of expertise from well-qualified Web designers. That
> sort of thing.

A solution? qualified web designer could join in IWA/HWG that is the only
web professional association with a worldwide presence inside W3C and they
could collaborate for increase the support for the guidelines ;-)

Just serious, the problem of the "experts" is that a lot of them don't have
"spirit of collaboration"  :-)

Roberto Scano
IWA/HWG EMEA Coordinator
W3C Advisory Committee Representative for IWA/HWG
International Webmasters Association / HTML Writers Guild
http://www.iwanet.org - http://www.hwg.org
E-Mail: emea@iwanet.org - w3c-rep@iwanet.org
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