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Re: Comments for device independent testing guidelines

From: Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2009 15:26:51 +0100
To: Dmitri Silaev <Dmitri.Silaev@Sun.COM>
Cc: public-mwts@w3.org
Message-Id: <1232980011.6592.763.camel@localhost>

Hi Dmitri,

Le mardi 13 janvier 2009 à 19:10 +0300, Dmitri Silaev a écrit :
> I believe in the overview we need to say about the purpose for this 
> document, explain the problems  with testing with mobile device testing.. 
> The mobile devices have some restriction like simplified specification, 
> little display, restricted input, weak processor. It should be mention 
> in the overview.

There is some of that in the new version of the guidelines.

>  > 2.0 Guidelines
> I believe Guidelines should be divided into different sections: test 
> harness guidelines, test suite guidelines, guidelines for test 
> documentation, guidelines for test sources, guidelines for interactive 
> and automatic tests, guidelines for test review, guidelines test 
> execution. Now these sections are mixed.

That's a good point; I'm afraid I haven't done that in the current
version of the document, but I think it could be an improvement - would
you mind taking a stab at it?

> I believe we need to add link section to related documents. The glossary 
> section is also helpful in it. I've reviewed "SVG Conformance Test Suite 
> -- Test Builder's Manual" 
> http://www.w3.org/Graphics/SVG/Test/svgTest-manual.htm

I have added such a section in "Existing work".

Other things that needs improvements in the new document:
 * right/wrong examples, preferably based on real test suites
 * maybe an intro on the test harness?
 * reviews :)

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