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Re: reporting EARL results to the DAWG

From: Seaborne, Andy <andy.seaborne@hp.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Jul 2007 14:52:15 +0100
Message-ID: <46A6040F.6060500@hp.com>
To: Lee Feigenbaum <lee@thefigtrees.net>
CC: 'RDF Data Access Working Group' <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>



Lee Feigenbaum wrote:
> As per my action, I've wrapped a bit of explanatory text around Chime's 
> example EARL results and put them up in our Web space at:
> 
>    http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/DataAccess/tests/earl
> 
> Comments welcome, as this is a rough first version. Still, combined with 
> the overview page, I think we've got most of what we need in place to 
> begin asking implementations to contribute test results.
> 
> Lee
> 

It looks good.

To show I've read it ... s/2004/2007/ in the copyright :-)

[[
The RDF Data Access Working Group (DAWG) uses a test-driven process.  The test 
area is a collection of collection of the current and superseded test cases of 
the working group.
]]
Minor: if the page is a letter to implementers as the next 2 paras suggests, 
this text is unnecessary.  Also, as it points to the new area, there are no 
superseded tests.

In the example report, it uses the "[ :p "foo" ] ." syntax form which isn't 
strict Turtle.  The namespace prefix "_8:" isn't legal SPARQL (starts with _ 
but is not a blank node) but is legal Turtle.

Some reports may be written directly by text-generating script; some will be 
generated by serializing a graph as in the example, I guess.  We are making a 
statement about what we will accept by giving an example.

If we are prepared to accept this form, then no need to change the example. I 
don't think we are in the business of enforcing other specs so I'm happy with 
the example as is.

	Andy

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