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Re: Definition of 'a profile'

From: Karen Coyle <kcoyle@kcoyle.net>
Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2018 08:02:10 -0700
To: public-dxwg-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <df846aa4-6466-3640-53fd-b4e8d48e85f2@kcoyle.net>
Don't keep us in suspense, Ruben! ;-) What do you think is needed to
narrow the definition?

kc

On 7/10/18 5:06 AM, Ruben Verborgh wrote:
>> 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
> 

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