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Re: AI-2004-06-15-xx: QAH 1.3. Audience and purpose Rewording

From: Patrick Curran <Patrick.Curran@Sun.COM>
Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2004 15:09:28 -0700
To: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Cc: www-qa-wg@w3.org
Message-id: <40CF7398.1050002@sun.com>

The second bullet is incomplete. If we say "more effective" this must be 
followed by "than <some alternative>".

How about adding "than to prescribe and prohibit"?

Karl Dubost wrote:

> AI-2004-06-15-xx: QAH 1.3. Audience and purpose Rewording
>
> * OLD TEXT
> """Because there is no normative content in QAH, conformance to QAH is 
> not an issue. QAH takes this approach for several reasons, chiefly:
>
>          because of the diversity amongst W3C's working groups, it is 
> difficult  (but not impossible) to craft simple normative rules for all;
>          as past experience has shown, imposing such rules in 
> diverse,  people-centric processes is often not well received -- too 
> authoritarian  and fierce."""
>
> ===>
>
> * NEW TEXT
> """Conformance to QAH is not necessary, because the QAH has no 
> normative content.  QAH takes this approach for several reasons, chiefly:
>
>          because of the diversity amongst W3C's working groups, it is 
> difficult  (but not impossible) to craft simple normative rules for all;
>          because in diverse, people-centric processes, it is more 
> effective to encourage and help."""
>
>
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