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Re: 20060927-conformant RDF?

From: Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2007 14:23:44 +0100
Message-ID: <45D30D60.5080204@w3.org>
To: Alan Dean <alan.dean@gmail.com>
Cc: public-wai-ert@w3.org

Hi Alan,

Thanks for your interest in EARL. I'm curious what you would like to use 
it for, and if there is an implementation under development that you may 
be sharing some time in the future. Please find some feedback below.

Alan Dean wrote:
> I have been reading through the latest EARL draft at
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-EARL10-Schema-20060927/ and, so far as I
> can tell, at this time the guide is still awaiting update and the
> currently live EARL implementations at w3.org and elsewhere still
> adhere to the previous version.

Yes, most current implementation follow older drafts but we hope this 
will change soon. Actually DanC and other have started to work with the 
current draft.

> Accordingly, I would like to request your feedback on the following
> RDF (a representation of a passed test to assert the HTTP response
> code of a HEAD request to http://example.com ) to assess that it is
> conformant to the 20060927 EARL spec:

Looks good except the assertor class. Firstly, the dc:description 
belongs in the result if it describes the outcome of the test. As you 
have it now, it is not guaranteed to be processed by EARL-compliant parsers.

Secondly and more importantly, you don't specify a test for the 
assertion. You need to specific what are you testing for, and point to 
it using a URI.


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