Talk:Web Standards Project

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Incorrect link to Drew McLennan[edit]

The link to Drew McLennan seems to be wrong. I think there are two Drews, one in the US (which the article links to a WP article about) and one in the UK (which I think is the correct one). Info about the correct Drew is here: http://www.webstandards.org/about/members/drewm/ 80.33.133.83 (talk) 12:36, 16 October 2009 (UTC)

The a in WaSP[edit]

hmmm... Where does the 'a' come from? --64.129.128.2 16:04, 20 February 2007 (UTC)

See Acronym#Numerals and constituent words. --Quiddity 19:44, 20 February 2007 (UTC)
I don't feel that that explains it. There is no "a" between the "W" and "S" in "The Web Standards Project". Did they just arbitrarily choose to insert "a"? (They could e.g. also have used "i" to make WiSP.) Crucially, is it possible to get official confirmation from the WaSP? (Everything else is just unencyclopedic idle conjecture.) 86.56.122.190 (talk) 17:10, 7 May 2008 (UTC)
It was a combination of thinking that the initials "WSP" were just too many syllables for anyone to say and thinking that the connotations of a wasp's sting would be a good way to brand the group.
By the rules of WP, though, while I may have answered your question, it's not usable in the article due to WP:COI, WP:V, WP:RS, WP:NOR, etc. (and yes, my name is on the list of members, below). Dori (talk) 05:47, 9 May 2008 (UTC)
Thank you! :) And even though some Wikipedians may still object, as far as I'm concerned, your comment is good enough confirmation for me. 86.56.122.190 (talk) 13:01, 14 May 2008 (UTC)

Linkdump[edit]

I intend to update this article, but have not got the time right now. I am dumping a few usable links for the time being:

Founding members: http://archive.webstandards.org/members.html

The browser upgrade campaign: http://www.webstandards.org/action/previous-campaigns/buc/upgrade/

Previous campaigns: http://www.webstandards.org/action/previous-campaigns/

Trying to influence "Skolverket" in Sweden http://www.webstandards.org/2006/05/24/on-quality-education/ I can not write that section, though, as I was the liaison. (I do think I can write about the other stuff, since I played no part in it and I am "sandboxed" to the Educational Task Force.)--itpastorn (talk) 17:26, 14 March 2008 (UTC)