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Re: Proposed text for 3.6.3 Supporting Navigation

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2004 15:14:53 +0200
Message-ID: <1472225414.20040811151453@w3.org>
To: Etan Wexler <ewexler@stickdog.com>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org

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

EW> Chris Lilley wrote to <mailto:www-tag@w3.org> on 10 August 2004 in "Re:
EW> Proposed text for 3.6.3 Supporting Navigation" 
EW> (<mid:1408474571.20040810220756@w3.org>):

>>>>   Dirk goes to http://mymap.example.org, locates the museum, and 
>>>> mails
>>>>   the URI
>>>> http://mymap.example.org/geo?sessionID=765345;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
>>>>   http://mymap.example.org 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
My.Yahoo.com, etc) and is doing it the wrong way.

 Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
 Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
 Member, W3C Technical Architecture Group
Received on Wednesday, 11 August 2004 13:14:52 UTC

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