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Re: More minor updates to the Tools List

From: Barry McMullin <mcmullin@eeng.dcu.ie>
Date: Fri, 4 Nov 2005 08:03:54 +0000 (GMT)
cc: w3c-wai-eo@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0511040801530.3114@pompeii.eeng.dcu.ie>



On Fri, 4 Nov 2005, Shadi Abou-Zahra wrote:

> > 4. We list the entry with "Vendor Name" - implies the tools are 'for sale'.
> > Many tools are free, so it would be better to list this as "Developer". But
> > probably not a problem as this is just place-holding text?
>
> Maybe a point of discussion: just the word "developer" is often
> ambiguous and can mistaken for Web developer as opposed to tool
> developer. Instead of every time saying "tool developer,
> vendor, or owner" I tried just "vendor" as an umbrella
> term. Maybe we should be more explicit in the disclaimer? Maybe
> there is a better umbrella term? Suggestions welcome.

The possible confusion with "web developer" had not occurred me,
at least <shrug>.

How about "provider"?

Just my 2 cent worth...

- Barry.
Received on Friday, 4 November 2005 08:08:07 UTC

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