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Re: profiles, modules, levels [30, 41, 49, 50, 51, 97, 98]

From: Mark Skall <mark.skall@nist.gov>
Date: Mon, 14 Apr 2003 10:17:53 -0400
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To: Lynne Rosenthal <lynne.rosenthal@nist.gov>, Lofton Henderson <lofton@rockynet.com>, www-qa-wg@w3.org

At 10:07 AM 4/14/2003 -0400, Lynne Rosenthal wrote:


>According to your SpecGL review of SpecGL --- Guideline 4, 5, and 6 
>(profiles, modules, levels) are N/A -- thus, we don't need to include a 
>rationale for these items .  CP8.1 only requires a rationale, for when 
>these items are allowed.


No, no, no, a thousand times no.

Levels, modules, etc. are discretionary items and, we, thus, must provide a 
rationale for their use (by others). In our own implementation of SpecGL, 
we  choose to not use levels, modules, profiles.  Thus they are not 
applicable in
Guidelines 4, 5 and 6.


>-lynne

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