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Paper Response Templates

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This page provides template response for paper authors. It is to be sent by the chair of the corresponding RDWG symposium.

Accepted Papers

Dear @@@,

Thank you for submitting a paper for the Online Symposium on Website Accessibility Metrics. We are {delighted|glad|happy} to inform you that your paper has been [provisionally] accepted for the symposium.

Please find attached three independent reviews of your paper. We ask you to follow suggested changes and improvements. [Note that your paper can only be accepted if it addresses the required changes. Updated papers must be received by 24 November 2011 at 23:59 UTC. Submit your papers by attaching them in a response to this mail and keeping all recipients in CC.]

As an author of an accepted paper you will be given the opportunity to do a brief presentation of maximum 5 minutes to highlight the key points of your paper. You can assume that participants have read you paper ahead of the event so use the time to provide specific insights.

You need to register; please do so immediately as spaces are limited:

   http://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/1/metrics-registration/

If you intend to use slides, please note that only a maximum of four slides in accessible format will be accepted. Slides must be received by 1 December 2011 at 23:59 UTC. Submit your slides by attaching them in a response to this mail and keeping all recipients in CC.

Sidenote: there are a several references to help you create accessible presentations. We include some of these here for your convenience:

   http://www.jisctechdis.ac.uk/AccessibilityEssentials/2007/AE3/index.html

   http://www.pptmagic.com/articles/accessppt.htm

   http://www-03.ibm.com/able/guidelines/documentation/docmsppt.html

We look forward to your input at the symposium.

Regards,

   Giorgio Brajnik for RDWG

Rejected Papers

Dear @@@,

Thank you for submitting a paper for the Online Symposium on Website Accessibility Metrics. We are sorry to inform you that your paper has not been accepted for the symposium.

Please find attached three independent reviews of your paper, we hope it may serve as input for future refinement of your work.

You are welcome to attend this symposium as a participant and to take part in the discussion. Please register if you plan to attend:

   http://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/1/metrics-registration/

We look forward to your participation at the symposium.

Regards,

   Giorgio Brajnik for RDWG