Re: CFC - WCAG 3.0 Acknowledgements


Kindest regards,
Chris P.

Christian Perera
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On 16 Feb 2021, at 17:30, Léonie Watson <> wrote:

Thank you Rachel.

+1 to the proposal.

On 16/02/2021 17:13, Rachael Montgomery wrote:
> Leonie,
> Thank you for the request. Please see below.
> *Enhanced Acknowledgements Proposal*
> Goals:
>  * To have the names actually be more useful than just an
>    undifferentiated list, but avoid the burden of maintaining specific
>    individual contributions.
>  * To have sections of Acknowledgements with people’s names in the
>    sections.  People can be in more than one section. With a sectioned
>    list, it is possible to narrow down who was working on specific
>    sections and make it easier to find individual accomplishments.
> Here are the proposed sections.
> *Authors*: People who wrote big swathes of WCAG3 and also the people who could be counted on to write small proposals that solved big problems.
> *Subgroup Leaders*: From the Subgroup list on the wiki home page.  These people deserve lots of credit.  Ping Jeanne if they need to be updated.
> *Subgroup Participants*: This could be grabbed from the Subgroup home pages where there is a participant list. We can ask the subgroup leaders to keep that list up to date.
> *Researchers*: People whose research outside of task force/working group meetings were used in  the development of WCAG 3.  This is where I see people like Andy, Mike Crabb, Joshue, Francis, Jake, Cybele, Luis, Jemma, Sarah, Dave Sloan.
> *Participating Contributors*: The people who regularly showed up, and especially participated and scribed. This should be the people that participated regularly for more than 6 months. Regularly should be defined as at least x (3-5? 6-8?) meetings per month on average.  I don’t mean to calculate each one, but in case it is challenged, we have that definition.
> On Feb 16, 2021, 12:11 PM -0500, Léonie Watson <>, wrote:
>> Rachel,
>> Could you share the proposal in email? GoogleDocs are not usable by
>> everyone, and not available in all parts of the world.
>> Thanks
>> Léonie.
>> On 16/02/2021 15:58, Rachael Bradley Montgomery wrote:
>>> Call For Consensus — ends Friday February 19th at 10:00 Boston time.
>>> The Working Group has discussed criteria for acknowledgement sections in
>>> WCAG 3.0
>>> <>
>>> at
>>> <>
>>> Call minutes:
>>> <>
>>> If you have concerns about this proposed consensus position that have
>>> not been discussed already and feel that those concerns result in you
>>> “not being able to live with” this decision, please let both groups know
>>> before the CfC deadline.
>>> Kind regards,
>>> Rachael
>>> --
>>> Rachael Montgomery, PhD
>>> Director, Accessible Community
>>> <>
>>> "I will paint this day with laughter;
>>> I will frame this night in song."
>>>  - Og Mandino
>> --
>> Director @TetraLogical

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Received on Tuesday, 16 February 2021 19:31:28 UTC