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Re: Next steps W3C site redesign

From: Bev Corwin <bevcorwin@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 6 Aug 2013 09:32:56 -0400
Message-ID: <CAFo9UM=hOrcBL5Ec5KM=Q0j7=-3VVECnmsQ9W3R5evBKfv3T6Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Noreen Whysel <operations@iainstitute.org>
Cc: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>, "public-site-design@w3.org" <public-site-design@w3.org>
Dear Ian,

Thank you for the update. You can count on my support. Best wishes.

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On Fri, Aug 2, 2013 at 12:06 PM, Noreen Whysel

> 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!
> Noreen
> *Sent from my Verizon Wireless 4G LTE DROID*
> 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:
> http://www.w3.org/wiki/Headlights2013/SiteRedesign/Proposal#Strategic_Planning_Phase
> 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
> --
> Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>      http://www.w3.org/People/Jacobs
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Bev Corwin
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