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Re: Feature Rings, Incomplete Rings, and Compliance Grading

From: Tobie Langel <tobie@fb.com>
Date: Thu, 3 May 2012 23:24:25 +0000
To: Jet Villegas <jet@mozilla.com>
CC: "robin@berjon.com" <robin@berjon.com>, "public-coremob@w3.org" <public-coremob@w3.org>, "jason@cloudfour.com" <jason@cloudfour.com>, jeanfrancois moy <jeanfrancois.moy@orange.com>, Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Message-ID: <CBC8DF34.810F2%tobie@fb.com>
On 5/4/12 12:27 AM, "Jet Villegas" <jet@mozilla.com> wrote:

>I think there is great value in promoting a mobile-centric feature-driven
>matrix. Not all mobile phone web apps require all of ring 0, but a
>specific app may well need a feature in an outer ring or completely fail.
>Authors should be able to see how much of ring x is available even as
>lower rings aren't filled out. In other words, let all the tests run.

That's easy, just navigate to: http://rng.io/?all

>As far as features go, it seems that the current ring organization
>encourages vendors to get "green" and not actual spec compliance.

I don't understand how these two aspects are related. If you're suggesting
the tests aren't complete, I fully agree and your contribution are welcome.

>I'd like to see real grading there and not a boolean "pass" condition.
>This will make correctness of a feature weigh more than its presence.

I'm not sure what you mean by this either, unfortunately.

Received on Thursday, 3 May 2012 23:25:27 UTC

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