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Re: Creating personas for WAI site redesign

From: Michiel Bijl <michiel@agosto.nl>
Date: Tue, 14 Jun 2016 10:37:10 +0200
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To: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
If that was the case, that could’ve been a question: “If any, which form of colour blindness do you have?”

—Michiel

> On 14 Jun 2016, at 10:35, Tim <dogstar27@optusnet.com.au> wrote:
> 
> Might be relevant for vision?
> 8 percent of males and 0.5 percent of females have some form of color blindness. 
> Amaurosis (Gk, darkening dimming of vision)
> 
> Regards
> 
> Tim Anderson
> 
>> On 14 Jun 2016, at 4:54 pm, Michiel Bijl <michiel@agosto.nl <mailto:michiel@agosto.nl>> wrote:
>> 
>> Sorry, but what does gender have to do with this? I see that questions aren’t mandatory—which isn’t clear from the site itself—so I can skip it, but that is an unacceptable question in such a survey.
>> 
>> Times when it is acceptable to ask for gender:
>> 
>> 1. Never
>> 2. A dating site maybe?
>> 
>> —Michiel
>> 
>>> On 13 Jun 2016, at 22:49, Sharron Rush <srush@knowbility.org <mailto:srush@knowbility.org>> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Greetings all,
>>> 
>>> The EOWG has created a Task Force to re-design the WAI web site. Our first challenge is understanding who we are building this for.  If you would like to contribute your data to the construction of a few personas that will guide our effort, please take this (sorry rather long) survey.
>>> 
>>> https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/T28B59P <https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/T28B59P>
>>> 
>>> As important and maybe even more important is to collect data from web professionals who do not yet participate in WAI and who may be unaware of web accessibility and the WAI guidelines and supports.  To that end, please spread the word about the survey to people who may not be accessibility aware.
>>> 
>>> ...and please let folks know as well that there is a drawing for a $100 gift card for anyone who completes the survey and wants to leave contact information.
>>> 
>>> Thanks for your help. 
>>> 
>>> Onward!
>>> 
>>> Sharron Rush
>>> EOWG co-chair, 
>>> participant in redesign TF    
>> 
> 
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