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Re: validity levels

From: Johannes Koch <johannes.koch@fit.fraunhofer.de>
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2006 12:07:30 +0200
Message-ID: <45374E62.5030606@fit.fraunhofer.de>
To: public-wai-ert@w3.org

Shadi Abou-Zahra schrieb:
> Beware, some (evaluation) tools misuse their "warning" flags to mean 
> "conditional pass" (as in "further manual checking needed" or such). In 
> EARL these should be "cannotTell" (or subclasses thereof).
> 
> Similarly, many other "warning" should actually be subclasses of "pass". 
> For example "feature X is valid according to the CSS specification but 
> not supported by browser Y" is actually a pass.

Yep, that's what I meant. Should we (evaluation tool creators) subclass 
these for use in our application? Or do we want to subclass them in EARL?
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