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[Approval] - Re: Older Resources for new WAI design

From: Bakken, Brent <brent.bakken@pearson.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Sep 2017 13:00:16 -0500
Message-ID: <CAE6qf-FXOzDORfTtdVuFvyhNdtOGbPGUNZ86yWOMjeY+PWmV8A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Victoria Menezes Miller <menezesmiller@gmail.com>, "Wise, Charlotte" <cwise@visa.com>, "Charlotte H. Wise" <charlottehelenwise@gmail.com>
Cc: public-eo-plan@w3.org
Hi Vicki and Charlotte,

Thank you for providing the Editing Plan for the resource and the
additional questions. The planning team met this morning to discuss and
provide feedback. Sorry for the delay of the response. We had an email
listserve issue. Below is a bulleted list of the feedback and
recommendations that we would like you to add to you editing plan.

*Feedback and recommendations to add to plan emailed below:*

*​Web Accessibility and Older People: Meeting the Needs of Ageing Web Users
      - No changes to your approach/plan. Keep going with drafting up the
      - Recommend sending to the small review team when you have a final
      draft. You can send them the Word doc with everything revised and changes
      accepted. Then provide them with the link to the current page.
Ask them to
      review and open new issues in GitHub for you and Charlotte to act on.
      - *Shawn *- will you create a GitHub repo for them to use for issues
      please (if one does not already exist).
      - Reviewers can provide feedback to you within Word doc as well if
      you prefer. Use Track Changes for that.
*​Older Users Online:  WAI Guidelines Address Older Users Web Experience *
      - Agree, no changes needed as it is an article
*​Instructions for the "Web Accessibility for Older Users" presentation: *
      - Planning team agrees this should be held off until post launch
      updates. We do NOT need to link to this presentation or have it listed.
      This needs to be noted so that we can take it back up post launch and do
      any updates and add it back in later.
*​Overview of Literature Review: *
      - Planning team would like to keep this resource linked. There needs
      to be an indication on the lit review page that it is currently not being
      updated so that people will know. But we want to provide the information
      all the same. This is another area that should be noted when you are
      finished that future updates may be needed or the review
removed. For now,
      please keep and work it into the resource.
   - *How WCAG 2.0 Applies*
      - We believe this resource may have been overlooked in your initial
      review as we don't see notes about it. It is linked in the side
      as a sub resource.
      - URL: https://www.w3.org/WAI/older-users/developing
      - Title: Developing Websites for Older People: How Web Content
      Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Applies
      - Please be sure to work this document into the edits as well and let
      us know if you feel major changes need to be made to it.
   - *A note that was in another email from Shawn* (Just wanted to add it
   here too)
      - In: https://www.w3.org/WAI/older-users/ we can delete: "(This page
      was developed as part of the WAI-AGE Project, introduced below.)" at the
      top - the whole WAI-AGE Project section at the bottom. The acknowledgment
      should stay in the footer.

With this feedback integrated in you plan, it is approved and you are good
to go. Please keep up the great work as you go through the edits and work
with your review team to get to a final draft. Remember, if you have any
questions at all, please reach out to me right away and I will get you what
you need to keep moving forward.

Please let us know if you have any questions about what we have added.
Happy to provide more detail if needed.

Brent (& Planning Team)

Brent A. Bakken
Director, Accessibility Strategy & Education Services

512 202 1087

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On Sun, Sep 3, 2017 at 11:31 PM, Victoria Menezes Miller <
menezesmiller@gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear EO Planning group,
> (I'm sending this mail to Shawn, Sharron and Brent, as I'm currently in
> transit in airports and cannot recall the generic e-mail to whom the
> message should be addressed.  Would appreciate your forwarding as required).
> Our apologies for the slight delay due to some mails not reaching one
> another.
> Charlotte and I have looked at the "Older Users Resources", have examined
> the four resources mentioned below and submit our comments hereafter:
> *​​Web Accessibility and Older People: Meeting the Needs of Ageing Web
> Users*
> This resource needed the most reworking.  Attached in track-change mode
> one version, plus a clean version for comparison.  The link to the current
> resource is: https://www.w3.org/WAI/older-users/#dev
> We have tried to tailor it to remove the technical focus currently at the
> beginning (with the listing of the Guidelines) and placing those links at
> applicable points addressing the user groups in question.  We have tried to
> eliminate as much of the extra words as possible. Attached two files, one
> in track-change mode, one clean version.
> *​​Older Users Online:  WAI Guidelines Address Older Users Web Experience*
> No changes to as it is a reproduced article
> https://www.w3.org/WAI/posts/2009/older-users-online
> *​​Instructions for the "Web Accessibility for Older Users" presentation:*
> https://www.w3.org/WAI/presentations/ageing/
> The problem is whether this resource should be updated or not.
> The slides date back to 2010 and are a *WAI/AGE* project resource.
>    - If there is the possibility to have these updated in the future,
>    then, we would recommend removing them until such time that they are
>    updated.  The slides in question which might need updating are the
>    statistics.    Otherwise, I think the content is still relevant.
> *​​Overview of Literature Review*:
> The same problem as mentioned above as regards the updating of the WAI/AGE
> resource.
> Current web version link:  https://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/
> wai-age-literature.php
>    - The key question is will this resource(Literature Review) be updated
>    in the future or not?  If the resource will not be updated, then, a few
>    suggestions are made in the attached Word file concerning the introductory
>    page
>    - Charlotte is concerned about old material being made available under
>    the new design.  She recommends that the *both *resources
>    (presentation and overview of literature review plus review) be removed
>    unless the literature review will be updated in the near future.
> Best,
> Vicki
Received on Thursday, 14 September 2017 18:01:07 UTC

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