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Re: Advice please -- WAI Implementation plan

From: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 03 May 2005 09:05:55 -0500
Message-ID: <42778543.6020705@w3.org>
To: Basil Algazel <digitalis@rakanmedik.org>
Cc: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>, "w3c-translators@w3.org" <w3c-translators@w3.org>, "EOWG (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>

Dear Basil and other translators,

Thank you very much for translating WAI documents and for bring this issue to our attention.

Indeed http://www.w3.org/WAI/impl/expanded.html has all of the information and it would be simpler to just translate that page and not the others (which are "collapsed" views of the same information).

I changed the link under http://www.w3.org/WAI/translation.html to point to the expanded version and added a note: "Note that the link above is to the "expanded" version of the document. A translation of this expanded document need not include "[outline]" under the <h1>, nor "To return to the outline version of this page, select "outline" here or above" in the Introduction section.

Best regards,

~ Shawn

Shawn Lawton Henry
W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
e-mail: shawn@w3.org
phone: +1.617.395.7664
about: http://www.w3.org/People/Shawn/



Basil Algazel wrote:
> Ivan, Shawn,
> I'm trying to follow WAi's priority list for translations and have just 
> finished "Implementation Plan for Web Accessibility" 
> http://www.w3.org/WAI/impl/ and am half way through the "expanded" 
> document at http://www.w3.org/WAI/impl/expanded.html
> I was just checking the links manually (red arrowheads) and noticed that 
> there are several other related files viz "assess" 'sw" "resp" etc.
> Question: Since they are basically the same files except for having the 
> relevant section expanded, is it OK if I just link to the relevant 
> section in "expanded.html" from the "outline" file which I think is 
> http://www.w3.org/WAI/Overview.html? This will save me from having to 
> translate the other files (assess, sw, resp, etc) and I can move on to 
> other documents sooner. I will of course translate all the files if 
> that's what's required.
> Another option is of course to just upload the translation of 
> "expanded.html" as it has all the info.
> I'm cc-ing this to the list as I've noticed other translators also 
> wanting to work on the WAI Implementation Plan
> Would very much appreciate your advice.
> Thanks.
> Regards,
> Basil
> 
> 
Received on Tuesday, 3 May 2005 14:05:59 UTC

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