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Re: sections -- Re: [style guide] Thoughts on approach

From: Sharron Rush <srush@knowbility.org>
Date: Fri, 30 Jun 2017 12:07:43 -0500
Message-ID: <CA++nJxoCGHTmNW6pofZXf3X0f9sa=ZcV-yoprWpSUPyAZJ59ug@mail.gmail.com>
To: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
Cc: wai-eo-editors <wai-eo-editors@w3.org>
I actually do have content for all these sections if you think this is a
good approach which is what I am seeking agreement on.

On Fri, Jun 30, 2017 at 11:55 AM, Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org> wrote:

> Thanks, Sharron,
> On 6/30/2017 10:14 AM, Sharron Rush wrote:
>> I am thinking about how this will be presented and would like to suggest
>> this format.  Sarah and Shawn, if you agree I will format the wiki to
>> reflect these sections:
> Until we have important, clear content for a section, I suggest that we
> don't include it. I'm  thinking it's better to keep this simple and not
> have empty or weak sections for now.
> ~Shawn
> *Introduction* – What the guide is meant to do, how it will make our job
>> easier, and how to use it.*
>> Voice* – Can we make a statement about what we want the quality of the
>> voice to be? I am thinking about some of the adjectives we used to describe
>> how we wanted the web site to be.  Some words that will suggest rhythm, and
>> maybe a list of voice qualities to avoid. Each statement could then be
>> explained it in more detail and examples provided for how to put it into
>> practice*.
>> Tone* – This seems a bit trickier and might entail how to use the voice
>> we agree on with different tones. There will be variation depending on
>> different scenarios, do you agree?  This may be a place to reference our
>> personas.
>> *Style* – After introducing the guide and setting voice and tone, that's
>> when I think we get into the style guide items that Shawn and Annabelle
>> started and Sarah expanded on.
>> *Specialist language* – Since this is a specialized filed, should we
>> include any guidance on how to reference disability, W3C process,
>> referencing materials or anything else that is super-specialized for our
>> environment?
>> Throughout I strongly believe that we should use as many examples as
>> possible and be specific to our own stuff, as the first set of guides has
>> done. Is this an approach we can agree on? or have I overlooked or
>> misunderstood any of it? This is new to me so don't hesitate to let me know.
>> Thanks,
>> Sharron
>> --
>> Sharron Rush | Executive Director | Knowbility.org | @knowbility
>> /Equal access to technology for people with disabilities/

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