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Re: QAH possible example

From: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 10 Aug 2004 17:15:39 -0400
Message-Id: <6E4BA27E-EB12-11D8-9188-000A95718F82@w3.org>
To: www-qa-wg@w3.org
Lynne et al. ;)

Le 06 août 2004, à 13:02, Lynne Rosenthal a écrit :
> Earlier this week, Mark and I met with the XQuery Testing Group to 
> talk about the QA and our documents, work, etc.  The XQuery Testing 
> Group is newly formed.  Andrew Eisenberg (cochair) had invited Karl to 
> attend and speak, but since it was at NIST, it made sense for Mark and 
> I to do it.

I would like to thank again all the NIST people who have participated 
to this F2F. Thank you very much for the work done, for the report, and 
for the time spent with XQuery. Reading your comments it seems exactly 
the demonstration that the QA WG effort has been justified and the QA 
Framework as well as

a general effort to define a framework and tackle problems that 
everybody at W3C meet.

QA is not only a one time effort in each individual WG and it would be 
counter-effective to only act in each particular group when we can 
share the experience to everyone in a document.

Thousand of thanks again.

> So, we should capture this - that is, Share the experience (share the 
> pain) or the flip side, Seek a mentor/coach.
> When a test group is starting, reading QAH, etc is good, but there are 
> always additional questions and of course, everyone thinks they have 
> some unique things.  But, if early on, the chair or new group met with 
> someone who has 'been there, done that', then much time and pain can 
> be avoided, the new test effort jump started, etc.

I seems indeed a good story and a good example. If I have time after 
SpecGL editing, just remind me to draft something. I'm pretty sure 
Lofton will not forget ;)

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