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Multiple versions of tools Re: EARL Schema

From: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 10 Jun 2005 20:02:42 +0200
To: shadi@w3.org
Cc: public-wai-ert@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.sr51qsmpwxe0ny@widsith.local>

On Fri, 10 Jun 2005 18:56:59 +0200, Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org> wrote:

>>> Agree with the minCardinality part (version info should be optional).   
>>> However, how can a tool have more than one version?
>>   Well, Hera has 2 versions. Microsoft Word has dozens. Opera has  
>> hundreds...
>  One instance of a tool that is generating the EARL (or being used by an  
> evaluator) has more than one version at the same time? Do you mean  
> internal vs public version ID?

No, but a collection of data might have been gathered over a period of  
weeks by a dozen versions of a tool. Software developers will often do a  
build each day, and even ordinary users upgrade from time to time -  
especially tools that auto-upgrade, or like Hera have continuous updating  
as well as major version changes.

So although a single session won't necessarily use more than one version,  
a collection of EARL that yu query is IMHO pretty likely to do so.



Charles McCathieNevile                              chaals@opera.com
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