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What is a subject of a test?

From: Johannes Koch <johannes.koch@fit.fraunhofer.de>
Date: Wed, 30 Mar 2005 16:54:23 +0200
Message-ID: <424ABD9F.7040600@fit.fraunhofer.de>
To: public-wai-ert@w3.org

When implementing EARL I asked myself "what is the subject of a test" 
and "how many asertions"?

HTML test document with two images.
Test: look for alt attributes.
Result: None has alt attribute.

Version 1:
One Assertion, one subject (URL of document), one testCase (alt 
attribute test), one result (fail) with two messages (about each of the 
images, including location information)

Version 2:
Two Assertions, each with same subject (URL of document), same testCase, 
one message each (including location information)

Version 3:
Two Assertions, different subject (URL of document + xpointer of error 
instance), same testCase, one message each

Johannes Koch - Competence Center BIKA
Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology (FIT.LIFE)
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