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Re: Creating personas for WAI site redesign

From: Weger, Eli <eli.weger@pearson.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Jun 2016 12:57:12 -0400
Message-ID: <CAPk+k+NcJu8yCcLo3PevtO0Tmb3RMeHW+D=Oa1jbbjv4qMBfkA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sharron Rush <srush@knowbility.org>
Cc: w3c WAI List <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
You aren't the one who should be apologizing, Sharron.

On Tuesday, June 14, 2016, Sharron Rush <srush@knowbility.org> wrote:

> Thanks a million for understanding and support, Mike. Apologies all around
> for the lack of clarity.
>
> Best,
> Sharron
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> On Tue, Jun 14, 2016 at 11:31 AM, Mike Elledge <melledge@yahoo.com
> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','melledge@yahoo.com');>> wrote:
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>> 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
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>> On Tuesday, June 14, 2016 11:51 AM, Sharron Rush <srush@knowbility.org
>> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','srush@knowbility.org');>> wrote:
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>> Oh dear, Ginger
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>> 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.
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>> So let me be as clear as I know how to be.
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>>    - 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
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>> On Tue, Jun 14, 2016 at 10:17 AM, Ginger Claassen <ginger.claassen@gmx.de
>> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','ginger.claassen@gmx.de');>> wrote:
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>> Dear Sharron,
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>> 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!
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>> 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!
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>> Yours sincerely
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>>     Ginger
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>> --
>> 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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