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Re: Creating personas for WAI site redesign

From: Sharron Rush <srush@knowbility.org>
Date: Tue, 14 Jun 2016 11:47:37 -0500
Message-ID: <CA++nJxq90UmQNtan4tDVTdG8B=10hbAk6GOP6sQpZ3s1oTCifg@mail.gmail.com>
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Thanks a million for understanding and support, Mike. Apologies all around
for the lack of clarity.

Best,
Sharron





On Tue, Jun 14, 2016 at 11:31 AM, Mike Elledge <melledge@yahoo.com> wrote:

> Good grief, people, this is a questionnaire for creating personas to help
> with site redesign. Personas include demographic information and
> descriptions of behavior. It will be munched together to describe several
> fictitious persons that designers can keep in mind so that their needs
> aren't overlooked.
>
> Perhaps Sharron could have provided additional context, but you all might
> have at least googled "personas" before taking her to task.
>
> Mike
>
>
> On Tuesday, June 14, 2016 11:51 AM, Sharron Rush <srush@knowbility.org>
> wrote:
>
>
> Oh dear, Ginger
>
> I was going to write to you off list, but it seems that if you think "the
> W3C is in the spy business" maybe  others do too.
>
> So let me be as clear as I know how to be.
>
>    - This survey was created by volunteer participants of the redesign
>    Task Force.
>    - The survey was not reviewed or sanctioned by staff of the WAI, the
>    W3C, or anyone beyond the TF.
>    - The data will not be shared outside of this group of five people who
>    are trying to create personas for the redesign - not shared with WAI staff,
>    with W3C staff, with anyone else.
>    - There is no identifying data to tie the answers to specific
>    individuals.
>
> Regrets all around,
> Sharron
>
> On Tue, Jun 14, 2016 at 10:17 AM, Ginger Claassen <ginger.claassen@gmx.de>
> wrote:
>
> Dear Sharron,
>
>
> Well, I see this point competely differently and for me it looks like the
> W3C is now in the spy bisness or data trading business!
>
> Here in Europe we still have something like data privacy and fight for it
> thus I will most certainly tell people not to take the survey!
>
>
> Yours sincerely
>
>
>     Ginger
>
>
>
>
> --
> Sharron Rush | Executive Director | Knowbility.org | @knowbility
> *Equal access to technology for people with disabilities*
>
>
>


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Sharron Rush | Executive Director | Knowbility.org | @knowbility
*Equal access to technology for people with disabilities*
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