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Re: Definition of 'a profile'

From: Ruben Verborgh <Ruben.Verborgh@UGent.be>
Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2018 12:06:21 +0000
To: Phil Archer <phil@philarcher.org>
CC: "public-dxwg-wg@w3.org" <public-dxwg-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <E588438D-7096-4D66-ABF9-B28B1012BB28@ugent.be>
> This discussion leads to the following definition of a profile, also known as an "application profile" or "metadata application profile:
> 
> A profile is a named set of constraints on one or more identified base specifications. Such constraints should ensure that software systems that implement the profile are directly interoperable.

I've argued in the past that this is too broad.

Under this definition, TypeScript is a profile, for instance.

Best,

Ruben
Received on Tuesday, 10 July 2018 12:08:01 UTC

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