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Re: Charter Comments

From: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Feb 2012 17:25:02 +0100
To: "Arthur Barstow" <art.barstow@nokia.com>, "James Graham" <jgraham@opera.com>
Cc: "Tobie Langel" <tobie@fb.com>, public-coremob@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.waf7v0vlwxe0ny@widsith.eng.oslo.osa>
On Wed, 29 Feb 2012 15:13:42 +0100, James Graham <jgraham@opera.com> wrote:

> On Wed 29 Feb 2012 02:41:33 PM CET, Arthur Barstow wrote:
>> #2 Test suite - it's good to see any initiative identify test cases as  
>> a priority. It seems to me the most effective use of the CG's testing  
>> resources for the specs within the CG's interest, would be to directly  
>> contribute to existing test suites rather than for the CG to create its  
>> own test suite(s). Additionally, if there are test suite gaps for specs  
>> of interest, the CG's testing resources should be directed to the  
>> relevant WG. [For example, see WebApps' "Testing" column in  
>> <http://www.w3.org/2008/webapps/wiki/PubStatus> for gaps in WebApps'  
>> test suites e.g. File API spec.] Let's please not duplicate testing  
>> resources.
> Yes, I strongly agree with this. If the group wants to release its own  
> *presentation* of test results according to some mobile-centric view of  
> what's important that's fine (although I note upfront that there are  
> deep issues with this kind of thing; it is very hard to make things fair  
> and sets bad incentives for contributers). But all the tests should be  
> drawn from existing test repositories for HTML, WebApps, CSS, etc. and  
> any new tests should be contributed directed to those repositories.

Couldn't agree more. But that is what I thought is already proposed - if  
so this is an editorial clarification.

Or did I miss something?


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