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WAI IG list use reminders

From: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 08 Nov 2011 08:29:00 -0600
Message-ID: <4EB93CAC.8070300@w3.org>
To: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
  Hi all,

Before sending messages to the WAI Interest Group list, please think about how the message will come across to the hundreds of people on the list. For example,
* Treat people with respect.
* Make sure the message is appropriate for the list and addresses issues of web accessibility.
* Use a Subject line that describes the topic well. If you change topics, change the Subject. This is usually handled as follows:
         New Topic XYZ [was: Old Topic]
* Explain the issue clearly. Provide sufficient background information.
* When your comments are not useful for the entire list, reply off-list -- that is, reply directly to the sender and do not send the message to the list.
... more at http://www.w3.org/WAI/IG/#mailinglist

If you have questions about whether or not a message is appropriate for the WAI IG list, feel free to contact me *before* you send it.

Thank you,

Shawn Lawton Henry
W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
e-mail: shawn@w3.org
phone: +1.617.395.7664
about: http://www.w3.org/People/Shawn/
Received on Tuesday, 8 November 2011 14:29:07 UTC

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