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Re: [Policies page] Responsible Ministry, Jurisdiction, Responsible Department or Agency

From: Judy Brewer <jbrewer@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 04 Jun 2003 11:42:29 -0400
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To: "Shawn Lawton Henry" <shawn@w3.org>, "'Chuck Letourneau'" <cpl@starlingweb.com>, <kathleen.anderson@po.state.ct.us>, EOWG Editors <wai-eo-editors@w3.org>, EOWG <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>


This approach looks good, including your qu re US.

- Judy

At 12:22 PM 6/3/2003 -0500, Shawn Lawton Henry wrote:
>EOWG, Chuck, Kathleen, Judy:
>In going through the old change requests
>(http://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/Drafts/policychangelog.html) for the Policy
>page (http://www.w3.org/WAI/Policy/), I came across: "states &
>provincial: Australia: Ministry; Canada: Jurisdiction; US:
>I think the decision was that we balance consistency with using the most
>accurate term for the specific country. Therefore, I propose to add to
>the Policy "Format and content notes" (at
>http://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/Drafts/policychangelog.html) that we use
>"Responsible Ministry" by default and use other terms (including
>"Jurisdiction" and "Responsible Department or Agency") where more
>appropriate (and as consistently as appropriate).
>EOWG: please send any comments to w3c-wai-eo@w3.org or share them at
>Friday's teleconference.
>Chuck: please confirm (to wai-eo-editors@w3.org) if we should change the
>CA country listing and provinces listing to "Jurisdiction"
>Kathleen, Judy: please confirm (to wai-eo-editors@w3.org) if we should
>change the US country listing and state listing to "Responsible
>Department or Agency"

Judy Brewer    +1.617.258.9741    http://www.w3.org/WAI
Director, Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI), World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
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