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Re: Revised outreach presentation outline "ask us"

From: Patrick Curran <Patrick.Curran@sun.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2003 12:23:05 -0800
Message-ID: <3E5E73A9.2040602@sun.com>
To: Lofton Henderson <lofton@rockynet.com>
CC: David Marston/Cambridge/IBM <david_marston@us.ibm.com>, www-qa-wg@w3.org

OK. The latest version doesn't actully use either form of words. The 
bullets simply read:

* Even a small investment pays big dividends
* DOM, SOAP, SVG Working Groups have proved this

I'll switch to Lofton's original suggestion: "Ask DOM, SOAP, SVG about 
their experience".

Lofton Henderson wrote:

> All (but esp. The Outreach Five) --
> I share David's concern -- each of The Outreach Five would need 
> uniform familiarity with each case study -- and this was behind my 
> suggested rewording.  I worked with SVG, so I can answer about it.  I 
> have only "hearsay" knowledge of DOM and SOAP.
> If we can put together talking points for each of the three, along the 
> lines that David suggested, that's fine.
> I was under the impression that we thought we wouldn't have time 
> before Boston, and so we were going to take the evasive way out:  
> "here are three case studies, where the WGs have done significant TS 
> development, and positively believe that the effort has more than paid 
> for itself. Talk to 'em for details of their experience."
> (Actually, I was going to ask Chris Lilley, SVG Chair, for permission 
> to refer people to him for a testimonial).
> I'll do a talking points for SVG, if that is the decision.
> Thoughts?
> -Lofton.
> At 01:18 PM 2/27/03 -0500, David Marston/Cambridge/IBM wrote:
>> >>>   Ask us about DOM, SOAP, SVG...
>> >> Possible alternative.  "Ask DOM, SOAP, SVG about their experience"
>> >Different meaning. "Ask us" is more direct (you can get the data
>> >immediately after the presentation). "Ask them" is likely to take
>> >longer, but (hopefully) the endorsement would carry more weight. I
>> >can go either way. Does anyone else have an opinion?
>> If they might be asking me, I need "talking points" that summarize
>> what/where/who for each of those WGs. (e.g., DOM found that X helped
>> them achieve Y better/faster/whatever. Ask [person] for details.)
>> .................David Marston
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