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

From: Charmane K. Corcoran <corcora1@msu.edu>
Date: Thu, 5 Jun 2003 12:10:28 -0400
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I like the idea of matching the countries way of labeling their own
governmental units.  It seems like the most courteous thing to do.


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>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"

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