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RE: Personae

From: lisa seeman <seeman@netvision.net.il>
Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2004 13:23:26 +0200
To: 'WAI-GL' <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-id: <02d201c40cdb$71ca7000$340aa8c0@patirsrv.patir.com>

I am drafting this for a different list, but it could be a shared
resource.

http://www.ubaccess.com/usecases.html#personae



All the best
Lisa Seeman
 
Visit us at the UB Access website
UB Access - Moving internet accessibility
 


> -----Original Message-----
> From: w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org 
> [mailto:w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Gregg Vanderheiden
> Sent: Thursday, March 18, 2004 8:43 AM
> To: 'Al Gilman'; 'WAI-GL'
> Subject: RE: Personae
> 
> 
> 
> Personae are great.   But you need a lot of them to cover the 
> great variety
> of disability type, degree, onset etc  that represent the 
> variety of abilities and skills of these different users. 
> 
> Too small a set can give one a false sense of the range of 
> users that are on the web. 
> 
> So collecting all the personae is a good idea.   And filling 
> in the gaps is
> needed too.
> 
>  
> Gregg
> 
>  -- ------------------------------ 
> Gregg C Vanderheiden Ph.D. 
> Professor - Ind. Engr. & BioMed Engr.
> Director - Trace R & D Center 
> University of Wisconsin-Madison 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org 
> [mailto:w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org] On Behalf > Of Al Gilman
> 
> Sent: Wednesday, March 17, 2004 12:39 PM
> To: WAI-GL
> Subject: Re: Personae
> 
> 
> At 10:40 AM -0500 3/17/04, Joe Clark wrote:
> >A topic that was discussed at the Toronto f2f and then essentially 
> >forgotten was the tried-and-true usability technique of developing 
> >personas (or indeed personae) to model various WCAG 2.0 users.
> >
> >Perhaps interestingly, MSN has posted details of some of the 
> personae 
> >they use.
> >
> ><http://advertising.msn.com/home/MSNPersonas.asp>
> >
> 
> .. as has Industry Canada
> 
http://www.cio-dpi.gc.ca/fap-paf/documents/accessibility/accesstb_e.asp

[with a lot of help from David MacDonald's outfit.]

Al

>--
>
>  Joe Clark  |  joeclark@joeclark.org
>  Author, _Building Accessible Websites_  <http://joeclark.org/access/>

> | <http://joeclark.org/book/>
Received on Thursday, 18 March 2004 06:25:53 UTC

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