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Re: [restyle] Questionnaire wrt Redesign of the W3C Spec Templates

From: Joshue O Connor <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie>
Date: Sat, 11 Oct 2014 19:40:45 +0100
Message-ID: <543979AD.4080005@cfit.ie>
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
CC: chairs@w3.org, spec-prod <spec-prod@w3.org>
> Hi everyone,
> We're looking into redesigning the W3C spec templates and style sheets
> to reduce boilerplate content and improve usability and readability.
> To help guide this project, we wanted to collect some information from
> all the W3C WGs!

Great, in WCAG we are also looking at doing some work along these lines 
as a part of an separate project. I'll discuss any potential overlap 
with our staff contact at the next editors meeting and we'll work out a 
way of dovetailing the two initiatives.



> So please forward this to your WGs; answers are welcome from WGs as a
> whole and/or individual members, or some combination thereof, however
> your group prefers to answer. Send them to spec-prod@w3.org [public].
> 1. Give me 3-5 adjectives for how the visual design of
> a W3C spec should "feel".
> 2. List the URLs to 3 specs that are representative of
> your WG's output (especially wrt markup and structure
> of the content).
> 3. Do you have any documentation of your markup conventions?
> Please paste URLs:
> 4. What spec processing tools does your WG actively use?
> 5. What are your goals for the redesign?
> 6. Is there anything else we should know / consider?
> Note: This project is going to be a consensus-driven experiment, so
> feedback will be welcome throughout. However, it is also a spare-time
> project, so progress might be a bit slow and sporadic. :)
> More information at https://www.w3.org/wiki/SpecProd/Restyle
> Thanks~
> ~fantasai
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