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Re: validity levels

From: Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 23 Oct 2006 23:56:57 +0200
Message-ID: <453D3AA9.7040807@w3.org>
To: Carlos A Velasco <Carlos.Velasco@fit.fraunhofer.de>
Cc: public-wai-ert@w3.org

Hi Carlos,

Carlos A Velasco wrote:
> Thus for my own understanding (since Shadi wants me to do some
> subclassing here ;-) ), let us say I have a Java compiler report on some
> compilation units: how do I report the compiler warnings? As a subclass
> of cannotTell? I don't think the definition fits at all: code compilers
> *do know* what a warning is. (... and we all know about the Bobby use
> case problem.)

This is an output result of a compiler, not a test for a testable 
statement. If the test is "does the Java unit compile" or "is the Java 
code valid" then these warnings you describe *are* subclasses of 'pass'. 
What are you testing for?


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