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Re: EARL and describing tests Re: Agenda for F2F at TP

From: Chris Ridpath <chris.ridpath@utoronto.ca>
Date: Tue, 1 Mar 2005 14:13:38 -0500
Message-ID: <00a501c51e92$c61fd2c0$739a968e@traveler>
To: "Charles McCathieNevile" <charles@sidar.org>, <shadi@w3.org>
Cc: <public-wai-ert@w3.org>

> Rather than assume that the developers of any given test I want to use 
> will add my translations, part of the value of RDF is that I can provide 
> the human-readable information in another language, and build on that in 
> my interface, without needing this kind of coordination.
>
Sounds like a good idea. We have a strategy for localizing the test suite 
but your suggestion may do more.

> The idea of using OWL is that you can work with generic tools like Jena to 
> build the tools, and that it saves us from the work of discussing how we 
> should design an XML or RDF vocabulary in the first place :-)
>
I'm not too familiar with OWL yet but I'll have to check it out. Can you 
suggest a good place to start?

>> Here's how our checker says you have an image without an alt attribute in 
>> EARL:
>
> I think you should check your stuff with the RDF validator...
>
Yikes, that would be scary! This code is very rough but we're going to 
improve it soon.

>  I'll send an email with the  version that we rely on in Sidar, which just 
> corrects things that are  obvious typos leading to validity errors.
>
Very helpful. I'd like to see it.

Chris
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