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Re: Next steps W3C site redesign

From: Noreen Whysel <operations@iainstitute.org>
Date: Fri, 02 Aug 2013 12:06:11 -0400
Message-ID: <sj7jekurnq1omacv84w6eok8.1375459571810@email.android.com>
To: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Cc: public-site-design@w3.org
This is great news. My summer classes just ended so I expect to have more time to participate through the end of the year. Looking forward to it.

Also Bev and I attended the W3C MMI workshop last week in New Jersey and briefly discussed the redesign at W3C and IAI. Lots of interest and at least one potential volunteer if needed.

Enjoy the rest of your summer!


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Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org> wrote:

>Hello site redesign task force,
>I have good news to report: W3M (the W3C management team) approved the
>continuation of the site redesign project at our meeting in July. I would like 
>to thank all of you for enabling us to get to this point. I hope you will stick around
>as the real fun starts.
>Right now it seems the principal challenge moving forward will be resources. 
>There is mixed news on this front:
>- The site redesign project was included in the list of prioritized
>  work for the W3C Systems Team. I anticipate we will call on their
>  help from the start (for requirements development) and ramp up
>  our requests substantially as we approach the implementation phase
>  in the spring of next year.
>- I am investigating whether I can hire a designer on staff (based in China).
>  I hope to know by mid-August.
>- I did get *additional* funding for the project. I will need to find sponsorships to make
>  the project happen.
>The next phases of this project are listed in the wiki:
>I plan to continue to use this mailing list for discussion of this
>project (review of proposals, etc.). We can meet by phone as necessary
>as well, although I am not likely to call a meeting before mid-August.
>Let me know if you have any questions. I hope you will continue to participate
>in this project and thank you again for your contributions so far.
>Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>      http://www.w3.org/People/Jacobs
>Tel:                                          +1 718 260 9447
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