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Re: Update of Policy Document

From: Judy Brewer <jbrewer@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2002 08:17:05 -0400
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To: <achuter@teleservicios.com>, <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>


Thanks for getting this going.

Before commenting on the questions here though I'd like to ask for some 
discussion and coordination; for instance, incorporating the backlog of 
change requests that have already come in before asking for that same 
information again from various contacts in the public; also, making sure 
that the change requests come in to a w3c address so that they can be 
archived & not lost if an individual contact name changes over time.

Also some of the background that you ask for, e.g. on EU process, we 
already have; just needs to be coordinated to get it in.

Let's make sure to get this some time on an EOWG meeting agenda soon.

- Judy

At 10:16 AM 8/16/2002 +0200, Alan Chuter wrote:

>I've begun working on the policy document.
>I've posted the updated document and a changelog
>The US page isn't there as I haven't done anything to it yet.
>Before moving ahead further I think it would be useful to consider the
>scope of this document. Does it cover only legislation or is it more
>general? Policy is a wide-ranging title. At present the entries range
>from national legislation to reports (one of the documents in the EU
>section is the results of a survey).
>I would appreciate hearing from people in individual countries who are
>prepared to alert me to changes in the situation in their respective
>countries. This is especially important for the US and countries outside
>North America and the EU.
>I have listed the members of the European Union and included a summary
>of the EU legislative process. My thinking is that the Euro Parliament
>and Council, at the request of the Commission, pass legislation which is
>then implemented by individual countries. It would be interesting to
>trace the progress from the Commission's initial communication, through
>the Council and Parliament, to individual state legislatures. I would
>like to show how all the countries move forward together. So far I've
>found it difficult to trace back.
>Perhaps the EU countries should have a separate page, like the US states.
>I would appreciate any comments about any changes to the scope or
>organization of this document before getting to far ahead.
>Alan Chuter
>Fundosa Teleservicios (ONCE Foundation), Madrid, Spain
>ONCE (Spanish National Organisation of the Blind)

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