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[GV home page] Proposed changes

From: Therese Godefroy
Subject: [GV home page] Proposed changes
Date: Mon, 24 Aug 2020 16:35:55 +0200
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I sent the message below to <gnugv_maintainer@yahoo.de> on August 2 but
didn't get any reply. Maybe my email ended up in the spam box.

> We are planning to migrate all templated pages on gnu.org to HTML5 in
> order to improve accessibility. But before we can do this, we need to
> remove deprecated tags such as <tt> and <acronym>.
> The  home page of GV contain <tt>. I replaced it with quotes, and
> changed a few more things:
> - reword sentences about download and translations to avoid using an URL
> or something like "here" as link text (very bothersome for screen reader
> users);
> - edit the first sentence;
> - uppercase "GV" everywhere for consistency with the Free Software
> Directory ( https://directory.fsf.org/wiki/Gv );
> - use <code> for directories, and <kbd> for command (clearer than <em>).
> - replace http with https where possible (gnu.org doesn't redirect http
> to https);
> - base the www.gnu.org URL on server root;
> - update to the current boilerplate, and limit line width.
> A diff is attached. If you agree with these changes but don't have time
> to commit them right now, I will gladly do it.

Since these changes are cosmetic, I went ahead and applied them.

Best regards,

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