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Re: Review of XSLT 1.0 against SpecGL

From: David Marston/Cambridge/IBM <david_marston@us.ibm.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2002 10:14:36 -0500
To: www-qa-wg@w3.org
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LH>Do you have any comments, issues, or feedback about SpecGL 20021108,
>as a consequence of your review?

By far the most obvious thing was that issues of navigation and
discovery were under-represented in the checkpoints. The discretionary
items are only detectable by a thorough reading of the entire document,
and the "Conformance" chapter says nothing about them.

LH>One thing caught my attention:
>"Checkpoint 13.2. Distinguish normative and informative text....
DM>Informative material is distinguished. Most examples are not marked
DM>and can be presumed from the context to be normative."
LH>Is that a typo, "normative"?

Surprisingly, no. If you look at the examples in context, the typical
presentation is: given this, it must do that. In other words, they are
more like test assertions.
.................David Marston
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