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Re: do we want to omit the confidence property?

From: Johannes Koch <johannes.koch@fit.fraunhofer.de>
Date: Tue, 26 Sep 2006 17:17:57 +0200
Message-ID: <451944A5.70102@fit.fraunhofer.de>
To: public-wai-ert@w3.org

Chris Ridpath wrote:
>> Aren't these actually different tests? (The test for company ABC is a 
>> refinement of the test for company XYZ but it is a new test in itself)
> They could be different tests or the same test. It depends on the 
> testable statement and the test process.
> If the testable statement is general like "alt text is appropriate for 
> the image"

test requirement

> and the test process doesn't define precisely how to 
> implement the test then they would be the same.
> If the test process defined things like "check against a know list of 
> alt text"

test case

> then they would be different.

So, the test requirement is the same but the test cases are not.

Johannes Koch - Competence Center BIKA
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