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Re: QAH Terminology assignment

From: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 14 Nov 2004 16:01:04 -0500
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To: 'www-qa-wg@w3.org' <www-qa-wg@w3.org>
Should these terms go to the QA Glossary as well?


Le 28 oct. 2004, à 04:08, lsr@nist.gov a écrit :
> QAH terminology consistency
>
> 1.  Concern centers around the use of terms such as:
> - quality assurance techniques
> - quality related deliverables
> - test materials
> - quality criteria
>
> Test materials need definition:
> Test materials - Provide for the evaluation of an implementation 
> against the
> requirements of a specification and/or provide information about the
> implementation.
>> From OpsGL: Conformance Test Materials = any materials that are used 
>> to
> indicate conformance of an implementation to a specification.
>
> Test Materials – include
> - test suites (where test suites = tests, documentation and harness)
> - validation tools
> - test assertions
> - test cases
> - sample code (is this test material?)
> - checklists
> - ICS
>
> Quality related deliverables – include
> - test materials
> - systematic, thorough reviews of specification
> - sample code (if not considered test material)
> - model specification in formal language
>
>
> 2. Quality Assurance techniques and Good Practices
> - scope of document addresses quality assurance techniques and good 
> practices.
> Perhaps we should have QA techniques and GPs, rather than Principles 
> and GPs.
> - need to define Principles and GPs
> - Recommend
> -- a) write (in this order) in 1.3 and 1.4 where this occurs:  good 
> practices 
> and associated quality assurance techniques
> -- b) replace Principle with either the appropriate topic heading or 
> call it a 
> good practice.
> -- c) replace Principle with Good Practice, replace Good Practice with 
> quality 
> assurance technique.
> ---- Hmmm.  How does this impact SpecGL – are the SpecGL Techniques 
> consistent
> with Quality Assurance Techniques? Or did this just confuse everything.
>
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Karl Dubost - http://www.w3.org/People/karl/
W3C Conformance Manager
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