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Re: Tools List Disclaimer

From: Eric Eggert <ee@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:27:15 +0200
To: "Shawn Henry" <shawn@w3.org>
Cc: "EOWG (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>
Message-ID: <2B213257-28F1-4197-8E1F-9952157ED034@w3.org>
Thanks Shawn,

I have implemented the changes.

http://w3c.github.io/wai-eval-tools/

Eric

On 24 Oct 2014, at 18:01, Shawn Henry wrote:

> Hi Eric & all,
>
> Please find below my suggestions for addressing the disclaimer 
> information as discussed in today's EOWG teleconference.
> (Also some not-vital updates to the intro to change "Web sites" to 
> "websites", to add "List" to the h1, and to update the footer.)
>
> On 10/23/2014 9:18 PM, Jonathan Metz via WBS Mailer wrote:
>> The following answers have been successfully submitted to 'EOWG Tools 
>> Betas
>> for TPAC 2014' (Education and Outreach Working Group) for Jonathan 
>> Metz.
> ...
>> The message of the disclaimer should be moved to the top, or at the 
>> very
>> least be incorporated as a one line statement in the introduction 
>> text.
>> Where it is currently located makes it seem to be an endorsement of
>> products and services.
>
>
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> the paragraph and I think it stands out way too much]] _Submit an 
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Eric Eggert
Web Accessibility Specialist
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) at Wold Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
Received on Friday, 24 October 2014 16:27:48 UTC

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