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Fwd: Re: Style of document (was RE: Announcing "The QA Handbook")

From: Lofton Henderson <lofton@rockynet.com>
Date: Tue, 11 May 2004 10:09:39 -0600
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To: www-qa-wg@w3.org

I agree with Brian.  I prefer ragged-right.  Susan Lesch noted the same 
thing in her very gracious praise of SpecGL,

[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-qa/2004May/0040.html

Let's fix this before SpecLite.  (It is in guideline.css I guess -- 
Dom?  Can you fix that as part of yesterday's AI to update guideline.css?)

-Lofton.

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>Hi Brian,
>
>Thanks for this.  I agree.  I notice that we did ragged-right on old 
>QAF:Intro and justified on QAF:Ops Guidelines.
>
>We'll sort this out in next QA Handbook publication, and before first 
>publication of SpecLite and TestLite (our project names for lightweight 
>Specification Guidelines and Test Guidelines).
>
>Cheers,
>-Lofton.
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>At 04:26 PM 5/11/2004 +0100, Brian Kelly wrote:
>>Hi Lofton
>>    No big deal, but I notice the handbook uses justified text.  This is
>>normally considered bad practice on screens, due to rivers of white space.
>>The other Working Drafts I've looked at seem to use ragged right text.
>>
>>Brian
>>
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>> > -----Original Message-----
>> > From: www-qa-request@w3.org [mailto:www-qa-request@w3.org] On
>> > Behalf Of Lofton Henderson
>> > Sent: 11 May 2004 16:13
>> > To: www-qa@w3.org
>> > Subject: Announcing "The QA Handbook"
>> >
>> >
>> > Hello QA Interest Group --
>> >
>> > Here are the first fruits of a totally redesigned,
>> > lightweight QA Framework
>> > (QAF):  the First Public Working Draft of "The QA Handbook" [1].
>> >
>> > [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/2004/WD-qa-framework-20040510/
>> >
>> > The QA Handbook is a non-normative collection of principles
>> > and good practices about mostly operational, resource,
>> > logistical, and legal QA
>> > topics.   Its target audience is mainly WG chairs and staff
>> > contacts.  It
>> > replaces and supersedes the former QAF: Introduction and QAF:
>> > Operational Guidelines.
>> >
>> > Please tell us what you think of it.  We'd be happy to have
>> > your feedback before about 12th June, so that we can discuss
>> > it at our next face-to-face meeting in mid-June.
>> >
>> > Stay tuned for the first publication of lightweight versions
>> > of Specification Guidelines (in about 2 weeks) and Test
>> > Guidelines (tbd).
>> >
>> > If you're interested, here is a little more background and
>> > explanation of "QAF Lite".  The QA Working Group resolved to
>> > redesign the QA Framework for simplicity, clarity,
>> > usefulness, and usability.  There will be fewer documents,
>> > they will be smaller and simpler, less authoritarian, and
>> > well synchronized with each other (before Last Call).  For
>> > more detail,
>> > see:  TP2004 f2f minutes [2], TP2004 presentation [3],
>> > previous QAIG announcement [4], and W3C Chairs announcement
>> > (member-only) [5].
>> >
>> > Regards,
>> > Lofton Henderson
>> > (for QAWG)
>> >
>> > [2] http://www.w3.org/QA/2004/03/f2f-minutes#minutes-1pm
>> > [3] http://www.w3.org/2004/Talks/tp2004-test-pc/
>> > [4] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-qa/2004Mar/0027.html
>> > [5] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Member/chairs/2004JanMar/0100.html
>> >
>> >
>> >
>
>
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