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Re: [done,fyi] - Contacting Organizations about Inaccessible Websites - minor updates

From: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 1 Aug 2017 11:41:45 -0500
To: Eric Eggert <ee@w3.org>
Cc: EOWG <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>
Message-ID: <dac91312-7af9-215f-7f9b-a47e43ddfcbd@w3.org>
On 7/28/2017 2:25 AM, Eric Eggert wrote:
> Good morning,
> and sorry to be in extreme nitpick-mode today :-(
> 
> All comments for editor’s discretion and I’m happy to make the changes if you agree. (Because nobody should suffer of my nitpickiness apart from myself.) :-D
> 
> On 27 Jul 2017, at 22:07, Shawn Henry wrote:
> 
>     EOWG folks,
> 
>     This is an fyi on minor updates. (Thanks to Vicki for catching them!)
>     If you see any issues, or have corrections, please let us know.
> 
>     Document: Contacting Organizations about Inaccessible Websites
>     https://www.w3.org/WAI/users/inaccessible
> 
>     Under https://www.w3.org/WAI/users/inaccessible.html#pointers first sentence
>     * added "the": Consider telling the organization about...
> 
>     Under "What Computer and Software are You Using?"
>     * changed "the operating system you are using, and the version; for example, Windows Vista, Mac OS X, or Linux Ubuntu 9.10
>     the browser software you use to view the Web, and the version; for example, Internet Explorer 6 (IE 6), Firefox 3.5, Chrome 3.0.195.38, Opera 10, Safari 4.0.4, etc."
>     -> to: "the operating system you are using, and the version; for example, Windows 10, macOS 10.13, or Linux Ubuntu 17.10
>     the browser software you use to view the Web, and the version; for example, Internet Explorer 11 (IE 11), Firefox 60, Chrome 62.0, Opera 45, Safari 10.1.2, etc.
> 
> As version numbers matter less today, at least for browsers, writing the version number out like that dates the article immediately. Also we probably should include MS Edge here.

Added Edge.

I think it's good to be specific. I added a note to EOWG Resource Management spreadsheet to update the version numbers periodically.

> I’d change to:
> 
>   * the operating system you are using, and the version; for example, Windows 10, macOS 10.13, or Linux Ubuntu 17.10
>   * the browser software you use to view the Web, and the version; for example, Edge, Internet Explorer (IE), Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Safari, etc.
>   * the version number of the browser
> 
>     changed: "I use Windows XP with Internet Explorer V.7 and Tazti voice recognition software to navigate the computer screen and the Web
>     I use the NVDA screen reader release 0.6 with Windows Vista Home edition and the Firefox browser version 3.0.5"
>     -> to "I use Windows 10 with Internet Explorer V.11 and Tazti voice recognition software to navigate the computer screen and the Web
>     I use the NVDA screen reader version 2017.2 with Windows 10 Home edition and the Firefox browser version 60
> 
> I think we should drop the “V.” in “V.11” because this format is not used anywhere.

done.

~Shawn

> 
>     Under "Sample Email 2",
>     * changed "I listen to web pages with the NVDA screen reader (version 0.6). I use Windows Vista and Internet Explorer 8."
>     -> to "I listen to web pages with the NVDA screen reader (version 2017.2). I use Windows 10 and Internet Explorer 11."
> 
>     Under Sample Email 3",
>     * changed "I have a WinXP laptop and use Opera browser version 8."
>     -> to: "I have a Win10 laptop and use Chrome browser version Version 60.0.3112.78."
> 
> Having version numbers in the examples is useful for illustration purposes.
> 
> Thanks for all the work, this is a useful update.
> 
> Eric
> 
>     Changed footer date and am updating the changelog...
> 
>     Best,
>     ~Shawn
> 
> --
> 
> Eric Eggert
> Web Accessibility Specialist
> Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) at World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
> 
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