Re: Proposed text for 3.6.3 Supporting Navigation

On Wednesday, August 11, 2004, 12:41:25 AM, Etan wrote:

EW> Chris Lilley wrote to <> on 10 August 2004 in "Re:
EW> Proposed text for 3.6.3 Supporting Navigation" 
EW> (<>):

>>>>   Dirk goes to, locates the museum, and 
>>>> mails
>>>>   the URI
>>>>;userID=Dirk to
>>>>   Nadia. Dirk reads Nadia's email and is able to follow the link to
>>>> the
>>>>   map. Nadia reads Dirk's email, follows the link, and receives an
>>>> error
>>>>   message 'No such session/user'. She has start again from
>>>> and find the museum location once more.
>> EW>  From the W3C Manual of Style [MANUAL]:
>> EW> First person pronouns ("I," "we") which are hard to translate 
>> should
>> EW> not be used in the text of examples. See the email message 
>> "Personal
>> EW> pronouns in specifications" [PRONOUNS]. Avoid "my" and "me" in 
>> examples
>> EW> (e.g., use "userResource" and not "myResource").
>> Okay, s/She/Nadia

EW> I was unclear. The problem is the domain label "mymap". Could the label
EW> "travel" replace "mymap"?

Not while retaining the same sense, no.

The point is that the site "My*" is doing personalized stuff (like, etc) and is doing it the wrong way.

 Chris Lilley          
 Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
 Member, W3C Technical Architecture Group

Received on Wednesday, 11 August 2004 13:14:52 UTC