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Re: identifying test subjects

From: Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 26 Sep 2006 09:23:25 +0200
Message-ID: <4518D56D.8070600@w3.org>
To: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Cc: public-wai-ert@w3.org

Hi Charles,

Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
>> There is an open issue that the Test Subject class does not have a 
>> (built in) mechanism to identify what it is describing (a handle).
> RDF itself provides this, by pointing to a resource. If you want to use 
> dc:foo or some other form of identification there is nothing to stop 
> you, but I don't think they should be mandatory.
> I strongly object (and would make a formal objection) to a uri property 
> as an identifier (other than r:resource) for the reasons outlined by 
> Shadi. I suggets we do nothing, and encourage people to use rdf:resource

So you prefer rdf:resource over uri:uri. How about test subjects that are not identified by a URI in the first place? Do we want to even consider these for EARL 1.0 (question to the whole group)?


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