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Re: QA Ops Guidelines and SVG WG

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 4 Nov 2003 01:19:50 +0100
Message-ID: <14423336095.20031104011950@w3.org>
To: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Cc: www-qa-wg@w3.org, Dean Jackson <dean@w3.org>

On Monday, November 3, 2003, 10:22:09 PM, Karl wrote:

KD> Dear Dean, Dear Chris,

KD> We, QA WG, have proposed you to participate in the implementation of QA
KD> Ops Guidelines. We haven't received so far any official answers.

We were very enthusiastic, but then were told that the whole project
was dropped and W3C would not be doing this after all.

If we heard wrong, please confirm.

We are, meanwhile, in the midst of an effort to really expand the SVG
Tiny test suite, because we thought it was a good idea to do so. And a
third party might be interested in doing compliance testing against

KD> We would like to encourage you to participate to this effort. We would
KD> like also to inform you that if you need someone from the QA WG coming
KD> on your teleconferences call or at a WG F2F, we will be happy to 
KD> explain it.

KD> Please could you reply.

KD> Best Regards

KD> Le Lundi, 8 sept 2003, à 14:49 America/Montreal, Karl Dubost a écrit :

>> Chris Lilley		(Chair - SVG WG),
>> Dean Jackson 		(Staff - SVG WG)
>> we have identified that the SVG WG might be an excellent candidate for
>> a partial or total implementation of QA Operational Guidelines[1] (QA
>> Ops GL). (CR version of the document will be published soon in one 
>> week or two. The preliminary version is available at 
>> http://www.w3.org/QA/WG/2003/09/qaframe-ops-20030905)
>> One of the criteria of success of the CR phase will be to gather the
>> experience (preferably successful) on implementations of the QA 
>> Operational Guidelines.
>> By applying, we don't mean to say "comply" but only going thru the Ops
>> checklist and report to the QAWG what they think they're already 
>> doing, what they expect to do in the future (and by when), and what
>> they don't expect to do (with rationales).  It will not be necessary
>> to implement everything (but better if all) but do what you can or 
>> what you think is valuable.
>> We would like by the end of the announced CR period, the 4th Technical
>> Plenary in March 2004, to have at least 5 WGs having done this work
>> and give us their feedback with their rationales.
>> The phase will be to
>> 	- give you the guidelines with a start kit.
>> 	- do not necessary help you apply the guidelines
>> 	- gather your comments and the results of your auto-evaluation (2/3
>> months later)
>> 	- work together to modify the guidelines and/or either to help you
>> implement them.
>> Would you like to participate in this work?
>> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/qaframe-ops/
>> --
>> Karl Dubost - http://www.w3.org/People/karl/
>> W3C Conformance Manager
>> *** Be Strict To Be Cool ***

 Chris                            mailto:chris@w3.org
Received on Monday, 3 November 2003 19:20:10 UTC

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