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Fwd: RE: Re: Glossaries (Was Re: Action Items review)

From: Mark Skall <mark.skall@nist.gov>
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2002 12:04:41 -0500
Message-Id: <5.0.0.25.2.20020128120044.01ad93f0@mailserver.nist.gov>
To: www-qa@w3.org
Karl,

I'd be happy to be the co-editor of the glossary.  It sounds like the only 
requirement is to be a native english-speaker so I guess I qualify 
(although some people think that New Yorkers don't speak english).

Mark


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>To: <lynne.rosenthal@nist.gov>, "'Mark Skall'" <mark.skall@nist.gov>
>From: Lofton Henderson <lofton@rockynet.com>
>Subject: RE: Re: Glossaries (Was Re: Action Items review)
>
>At 08:02 PM 1/23/2002 -0500, Lynne Rosenthal wrote:
>>Lofton
>>I put together a glossary that is on the OASIS Conformance TC pages - as one
>>of the resources.  That is a place to start.  I was under the impression
>>that Karl Dubost has started a similar glossary for W3C - but, then maybe he
>>didn't or I'm mistaken.
>
>Karl has replied that he volunteers.  I think it might benefit to have a 
>native english-speaking co-editor.  Esp one who can bring some existing 
>contributions and qa-gloss experience as a substantial starting point.
>
>I would be happy to have Mark share the job with Karl if he wants (per 
>later email from Mark).
>
>-Lofton.
>
>
>>Lynne
>>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Lofton Henderson [mailto:lofton@rockynet.com]
>>Sent: Wednesday, January 23, 2002 04:22 PM
>>To: Mark Skall
>>Cc: lynne Rosenthal
>>Subject: Fwd: Re: Glossaries (Was Re: Action Items review)
>>
>>
>>Mark --
>>
>>This seems like a perfect job for you!  Didn't you have some glossary stuff
>>in your WSQA presentation in march?  Is there something hanging around in
>>NIST, or in former presentations by you (and/or Lynne)?
>>
>>-Lofton.
>>
>> >Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2002 14:19:01 -0700
>> >To: www-qa-wg@w3.org
>> >From: Lofton Henderson <lofton@rockynet.com>
>> >Subject: Re: Glossaries (Was Re: Action Items review)
>> >
>> >QA Working Group --
>> >
>> >Will anyone volunteer to take over this Action Item, to start and maintain
>> >the QA Glossary?
>> >
>> >-Lofton.
>> >
>> >At 12:56 PM 1/18/02 +0900, Olivier Thereaux wrote:
>> >>On Thu, Jan 17, 2002, Daniel Dardailler wrote:
>> >> >
>> >> > For this one
>> >> >    A-2001-11-12-3  Karl, Daniel  QA glossary and taxonomy
>> >> >       Pending
>> >> >
>> >> > I'd like to reassign Karl/Olivier to it, since I know Olivier has been
>> >> > doing some work in the area.
>> >>
>> >>Well...
>> >>
>> >>I am working on the W3C glosary but it's very different from the QA
>> >>glossary: W3C glossary now consists in developing a technical basis
>> >>for working groups (and translators) to input their definitions and
>> >>translations of W3C related terms.
>> >>
>> >>QA glossary is more urgent, I think, and is, basically, the QA part of
>> >>the input decribed above. I don't consider myself fluent enough in "QA
>> >>english" yet to be able to produce such a document.
>> >>
>> >>Besides, I have many other projects, some with tight deadlines (namely,
>> >>mail search engine needs to be ready for tech plen), and I don't think I
>> >>can make time for this additional one.
>> >>
>> >>Therefore, I'm really sorry, I can't take this over, at least for some
>> >>time.
>> >>
>> >>--
>> >>Olivier
>

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