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Re: Updated requirements document

From: Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 26 May 2009 23:42:18 +0200
Message-ID: <4A1C623A.2060305@w3.org>
To: Michael A Squillace <masquill@us.ibm.com>
CC: ERT WG <public-wai-ert@w3.org>
Hi Mike,

Please find my responses inline:

Michael A Squillace wrote:
> Group:
> Please find the updated Requirements for EARL 1.0 document at:
> http://www.w3.org/WAI/ER/EARL10/WD-EARL10-Requirements-20090526
> Some remaining issues:
> 1. charter/recharter statement (Shadi); one in Abstract, other in 
> Introduction

Yes, will fix these during publication preparation.

> 2. in status section, says this is a "first public working draft?" Is this 
> correct?

No. This entire section needs to be reworked for each publication. That 
paragraph should explain the current status of *this* document, and 
explain what is expected from the reader. The other paragraphs in this 
section are all boilerplates.

> 3. requirement D02 may not be applicable; reading through QA framework:
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-qaframe-spec-20050428/
> seems more aplicable to full-blown specifications, detailing requirements 
> for conformance statements, normative v. non-normative distinctions, etc. 
> Not sure this is applicable for our requirements document. If not, should 
> we remove this requirement?

Requirement "D02" and all requirements in the requirements document do 
not apply to the requirements document itself but to EARL 1.0. Since it 
*is* a full-blown specification on REC-track, it needs this requirement.

> 4. still need to add references section

Right. But looks good otherwise, thanks for moving it forward.


Shadi Abou-Zahra - http://www.w3.org/People/shadi/ |
   WAI International Program Office Activity Lead   |
  W3C Evaluation & Repair Tools Working Group Chair |
Received on Tuesday, 26 May 2009 21:42:56 UTC

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