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Re: Feedback on EARL 1.0 Schema

From: Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2007 14:10:28 +0200
Message-ID: <4607B834.5030708@w3.org>
To: Bryan Rasmussen <BRS@itst.dk>
Cc: public-wai-ert@w3.org

Hi Bryan,

Thank you for your comments. Indeed, we are currently working on a 
supporting document for EARL called "Pointer Methods in RDF". Please 
find a very early editor's draft, we will be refining it and hope to 
publish it in due course:
  - <http://www.w3.org/WAI/ER/Pointers/WD-Pointers-20070222>

Note that we welcome participation and contribution to this work. For 
more information on opportunities to get involved, see the document "How 
WAI Develops Accessibility Guidelines through the W3C Process", and 
contact me if you have comments or questions:
  - <http://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/w3c-process>


Bryan Rasmussen wrote:
> Hi,
> I read through EARL with interest. I found the Web testing parts very
> convincing, for example this:
> <earl:TestSubject rdf:about="http://www.example.org/">
>   <dc:title xml:lang="en">example.org Web site</dc:title> 
>   <dc:description xml:lang="en">Each page on the example.org Web
> site</dc:description> 
>   <dct:hasPart rdf:resource="http://www.example.org/style.css"/> 
>   <dct:hasPart rdf:resource="http://www.example.org/page1.html"/> 
>   <dct:hasPart rdf:resource="http://www.example.org/page2.html"/> 
>   <dct:hasPart rdf:resource="http://www.example.org/page3.html"/> 
> </earl:TestSubject>
> was especially clear and helpful.
> The XML parts where also interesting, I would appreciate more examples of
> XPathPointer usage in the specification. Will all or only some pointers be
> required for implementors to support?
> This is somewhat similar to a proposed project in here (The Danish National
> IT and Telecom Agency, Data Standardisation office) called Error Assertion
> Markup Language. 
> I have attached the preliminary technical proposal for this as an RTF file
> named ProposalValidationTesting.rtf, this document may be useful to the EARL
> working group in showing large organizational needs in the context of XML
> testing. 
> If there are any questions regarding Testing requirements inside of ITST
> please do not hesitate to contact me. 
> Best Regards,
> Bryan Rasmussen 

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