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Re: comment on section 2.6.1 of EARL Schema

From: Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 28 Apr 2007 12:20:32 +0200
Message-ID: <46331FF0.8030706@w3.org>
To: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hpl.hp.com>
CC: public-wai-ert@w3.org

Hi Jeremy,

Thank you for providing these comments, they have been recorded here:
  - <http://www.w3.org/WAI/ER/EARL10/issues>

Please let us know if you have further input, we will be processing
these comments in the coming weeks.

Regards,
   Shadi


Jeremy Carroll wrote:
> 
> 
> 
> 
> I read at
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-EARL10-Schema-20070323/#outcomevalue
> [[
> (or subclasses of them)
> ]]
> (end of first para of section)
> 
> This does not make sense: the values are not classes.
> 
> I suggest deleting that text.
> 
> ==
> Background: (not part of formal comment)
> 
> I am using EARL to produce test reports for GRDDL tests.
> My software being tested occasionally crashes :(
> 
> I report:
>    earl:pass and earl:fail as appropriate,
> and also earl:notApplicable (because some of the GRDDL tests come in 
> groups which require only one test to be passed)
> 
> I was thinking that there might be an appropriate code, e.g. 
> earl:disaster, for reporting that my software crashed during the test.
> There isn't. And for the purposes of testing, I guess the distinction 
> between earl:disaster and earl:fail is not important. So, if there was a 
> useful mechanism for extending earl:fail then I might use it. As is, 
> EARL allows me to add my own comment (e.g. earl:info) to the 
> earl:TestResult, so I don't see any need to suggest any other changes.
> 
> Jeremy
> 
> 
> 

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