Re: w3process-ISSUE-54: Change Recommendation to Standard

Hi, Ian–

On 11/12/13 2:44 PM, Ian Jacobs wrote:
> On Nov 12, 2013, at 2:40 PM, David Singer <> wrote:
>> I think the word 'standard' has overtones of something that is
>> endorsed or mandated, e.g. ITU standards for telecoms, and is
>> produced by a formal standards body.  I am not sure we want the
>> overtones.
> Since 2008 our Web site top navigation has the word "Standards" next
> to the W3C logo. I have not heard significant pushback to our use of
> the word. I think people also are comfortable referring to
> organizations like W3C as "SDOs"
> But saying both "standards" and "recommendations" causes confusion.
> I'd like to reduce that confusion and move us to the next level after
> 5 years of experience calling our products Standards.



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