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Test Driven Specification Re: "Living Standards"

From: Karl Dubost <karld@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 6 Feb 2012 13:47:38 -0500
Cc: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>, "public-w3process@w3.org" <public-w3process@w3.org>
Message-Id: <C57F3F85-0092-4DD2-B98F-6E652B59B582@opera.com>
To: Marcos Caceres <w3c@marcosc.com>
:)

Le 6 févr. 2012 à 13:27, Marcos Caceres a écrit :
> I guess my point was that … perhaps… linking tests to specs needs to be a more explicit part of the process.  


Worth pushing. Be ready for plenty of frustrations.

Having tests in the specification is indeed a way to raise the bar of quality. We just pushing further the envelope of quality. It will not solve the issues as in once we reached that stage we will want to push further. Been there, done that (with Candidate Recommendation created, conformance section, interop reports, etc.)

It also means by pushing that we add another layer of… process (being written or not ;) still the same). Personally, I don't mind, I know some vocal WG participants do mind :) Life is not easy. 


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Karl Dubost - http://dev.opera.com/
Developer Relations, Opera Software
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