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Re: MWBP-WCAG doc - Audience section

From: Yeliz Yesilada <yesilady@cs.man.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 24 Jun 2009 11:34:00 +0300
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Cc: MWI BPWG Public <public-bpwg@w3.org>, "EOWG (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>
To: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
I agree with Shawn, that section is unnecessary. If you look at the  
changelog [1], I deleted that section on the Version of 24 June 2008  
[2] because we had an agreement about this on the EO meeting [3].

[1] <http://www.w3.org/2005/MWI/BPWG/Group/TaskForces/Accessibility/ 
[2] <http://www.w3.org/2005/MWI/BPWG/Group/TaskForces/Accessibility/ 
[3] <http://www.w3.org/2008/06/20-eo-minutes>

On 23 Jun 2009, at 16:57, Shawn Henry wrote:

> Document: Relationship between Mobile Web Best Practices (MWBP) and  
> Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
> Editor's Draft: http://www.w3.org/2005/MWI/BPWG/Group/TaskForces/ 
> Accessibility/drafts/latest
> Hi Alan & all,
> In skimming the MWBP-WCAG document for final publication approval,  
> I was surprised to see the "Audience" section. I had missed it  
> previously because it's before the Table of Contents heading and  
> and not listed in the contents. Perhaps other reviewers missed it  
> as well, because it is with the Status section (before the  
> separator line).
> Perhaps it was with the Status section because you meant it only to  
> be part of the document during review, and then deleted? My  
> apologies if this was discussed previously and I forgot.
> Anyway, I think the "Audience" section is unnecessary. I propose  
> deleting it. The audience for this document is people who are  
> familiar with MWBP or WCAG.
> The audience is clearly defined from the beginning, and throughout  
> this page. Furthermore, there are pointers to the introductory  
> information in separate pages ("Web Content Accessibility and  
> Mobile Web" and "Shared Web Experiences"), which meets the needs of  
> audiences who want a non-technical overview. These are in the  
> Abstract and in the "How to Use This Document" sections.
> Therefore, I think this page does not need a separate Audience  
> section.
> 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/
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