Re: EOWG presents: Personalization -> Adapt

Dear All:

After sitting with this proposal for a few days I find myself wanting to
play devil's advocate.

My concern is that the word is a present tense imperative verb. Is that
really the stance we want to take?

ARIA is a noun. I wish we could have a noun rather than an imperative

I'm not sure that the demand inherent in an imperative is the attitude
we want to take? I would further note that in the U.S. disability
advocacy context, ADAPT is a fairly millitant organization working for
accessible transportation. They've made mainstream news with their

At the very least I think we should consider these points before moving
forward--not that I'm desiring to be the wet blanket here.



Shawn Henry writes:
> Dear Personalization Task Force,
> After much collaboration, EOWG has a proposal for "branding" formerly-known-as personalization. It is simply...
> 	Adapt
> A rough example of how "Adapt" could be used is in this draft preview:
> (Of course, it might not work -- EOWG doesn't know all the ins-and-outs.)
> Many other ideas and considerations are in the minutes and comments of this GitHub Issue:
> Let us know what you think...
> Regards,
> ~Your Helpful EO Folks
> -- 
> <>


Janina Sajka

Linux Foundation Fellow
Executive Chair, Accessibility Workgroup:

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Co-Chair, Accessible Platform Architectures

Received on Monday, 14 March 2022 11:56:23 UTC