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[Fwd: EARL requirements 1st WD]

From: Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 03 Oct 2005 19:42:22 +0200
Message-ID: <43416D7E.8090802@w3.org>
To: public-wai-ert@w3.org
Cc: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>

Dear Group,

Please find a review of the EARL Requirements WD from Jeremy Carroll below.

Regards,
  Shadi


-------- Original Message --------
Subject: [Moderator Action] EARL requirements 1st WD
Date: Mon, 03 Oct 2005 17:28:44 +0000
From: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
To: public-wai-ert@w3.org
CC: SWBPD <public-swbp-wg@w3.org>




This is a review of

http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-EARL10-Requirements-20050711/

This is a personal review, made in response to a request from the SWBPD 
WG, in response to a request from ERT WG.

Substantively:

[[
F02
    EARL 1.0 will provide mechanisms to relate test results with the
specific location within the subject that triggered the result where
applicable.
]]
  I suggest that requirement F02 should be demoted from "will" to
"should". This is a complex requirement that would be good to meet,
however I do not believe that EARL would have failed if this requirement
cannot be met, so the lower status of "should" is appropriate.

Editorially:
  I suggest that
[[
F05
    EARL 1.0 may support backward compatibility of the language with
previous versions published in earlier Working Drafts.
]]
  be listed as a non-requirement, or not listed at all, since the
rather particularly definition of may, seems to mean non-requirement.


[I assume further prettification comments are not interesting for this
document]

Jeremy







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