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[techs] What makes a good test?

From: Tim Boland <frederick.boland@nist.gov>
Date: Mon, 01 Aug 2005 11:52:51 -0400
Message-Id: <5.1.1.5.2.20050801114652.01e83ef8@mailserver.nist.gov>
To: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
This is a resource for consideration in the current test case reviews.
According to Question #7 of TestFAQ [1]:

<quote>
A good test is:

1.      Mappable to the specification (you must know what portion of the 
specification it tests)
2       Atomic (tests a single feature rather than multiple features)
3       Self-documenting (explains what it is testing and what output it 
expects)
4       Focused on the technology under test rather than on ancillary 
technologies
5       Correct
</quote>

Thanks and best wishes
Tim Boland NIST

PS - I did answer the questionnaire for last Thursday's teleconference 
late, having just come
back from vacation..



[1]: http://www.w3.org/QA/WG/2005/01/test-faq#good
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