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Re: Doc titles

From: Dominique HazaŽl-Massieux <dom@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 07 Feb 2005 09:44:37 +0100
To: olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Cc: QA-dev <public-qa-dev@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1107765877.5527.16.camel@stratustier>
Le lundi 07 fťvrier 2005 ŗ 12:48 +0900, olivier Thereaux a ťcrit :
> Or maybe not...
> The QA site uses both, e.g "W3C - QA - Calendar" and "W3C QA - Quality 
> Tips for Webmasters" and "Tools development effort [qa-dev] - QA @ 
> W3C". I guess we have some work to do to achieve consistency there too.

FWIW, our template in QA used to say "W3C QA - %%title%%", which I
changed to "%%title%% - W3C QA" precisely to respect the rule of putting
the most important information at the front of the title.

> Not being such a big fan of creating acronyms for the fun of it, I 
> think my preference would be to use "$title - W3C Markup Validator" 
> rather than "WMVS: $title".

That would be mine too; I think using the abbreviation WMVS is likely to
be more confusing than helpful; also, bookmarks are certainly one use
case for good titles, but they're not the only ones; in particular, in
the case of the a validation results page, I don't think they're the
most important one.

Dominique HazaŽl-Massieux - http://www.w3.org/People/Dom/

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