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Re: [Moderator Action] Re: Proposal for earl:Location

From: Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 11 Oct 2005 15:20:21 +0200
Message-ID: <434BBC15.6080107@w3.org>
To: Christophe Strobbe <christophe.strobbe@esat.kuleuven.be>
Cc: public-wai-ert@w3.org

Hi Christophe,

I wonder why your message is not getting through, maybe you are using a different e-mail account than the one you registered? Please let me know if I should add this one to the list (or better replace the old one so you don't receive the messages twice?).


Christophe Strobbe wrote:
> Hi,
> At 13:42 5/10/2005, Shadi Abou-Zahra wrote:
>> Hi Sandor,
>> Good point. I think both Carlos and Nick were also commenting on that 
>> issue. Even if tools use the same locator reference, they may still 
>> use them differently. For example, two tools use XPath but each tool 
>> has a sightly different XPath expression to point to the same 
>> location. Also, as Nick pointed out, tools tend to use line numbers 
>> differently (see example of the validators).
>> (...)
>> The questions that remain are:
>> * What is the impact and severity of inconsistency regarding the 
>> location?
> One obvious consequence is that it becomes hard to compare and benchmark 
> evaluation tools, but that is admittedly a very specific use case of EARL.
> Regards,
> Christophe Strobbe

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