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Re: RDF Core test driven development and QA Test Doc

From: Lofton Henderson <lofton@rockynet.com>
Date: Wed, 07 Jan 2004 07:51:20 -0700
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To: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org, www-qa-wg@w3.org, sandro@w3.org

At 09:34 AM 1/7/2004 -0500, Lynne Rosenthal wrote:

>Brian
>
>Thanks for butting in - your clarification helps a lot.   IMO, the intent 
>of the checkpoint is as you state:
>>[[
>>Checkpoint 1.3. The testing approach to be used is documented.
>>
>>NOTE:  A single uniform testing approach may not be appropriate for all 
>>aspects of a specification.  The testing approach may define different 
>>approaches for different aspects, for example, different approaches may 
>>be used for testing document syntax and for testing document 
>>processing.  The structure of a specification may give useful clues to 
>>the different kinds of tests that would be useful.
>>[Priority 1]
>>]]
>
>We just didn't do a good job at writing it.

Also, please see my just-sent comments -- the normative "Conformance 
Requirements" better reflect our current thinking, than the non-normative 
CP statement.

>We appreciate your comments as well as Jeremy's - Please keep in mind that 
>the TestGL is still under development - many changes are being made.

This indeed is the source of a lot of our debate -- our current draft only 
partially reflects resolved issues from recent meetings and telecons.  (A 
new draft due in the next week or two.)

Cheers,
-Lofton.
Received on Wednesday, 7 January 2004 09:51:40 UTC

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