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Re: tools, testers, conformance, etc

From: Ian Anderson <lists@zstudio.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2004 21:10:30 +0100
Message-ID: <00a501c4225c$891a14e0$0400a8c0@QUIXOTE>
To: "Charles McCathieNevile" <charles@sidar.org>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

> I'm not so sure. Unfortunately I have seen too many results by
> reasonably substantial groups of testers that are as bad as anything an
> ordinary tool puts out, and many very good tests done by people who
> rely on experience because they don't have users to do testing with,
> and don't bother with formal tools.

I don't disagree with your assertion, Charles, but I am interested in how
you measure "good" and "right" if the end user experience as reported by
selected testers is not the yardstick.

How do you define "good" as you have used the word here?


Ian Anderson
Received on Wednesday, 14 April 2004 16:13:49 UTC

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