W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-qa-wg@w3.org > November 2004

Re: QAH Terminology assignment

From: Lynne Rosenthal <lynne.rosenthal@nist.gov>
Date: Mon, 15 Nov 2004 08:04:44 -0500
Message-Id: <6.0.0.22.2.20041115080429.01d579d8@wsxg03.nist.gov>
To: "Karl Dubost" <karl@w3.org>, <www-qa-wg@w3.org>

yes. I think we should add Test Material to the QA Glossary

At 04:01 PM 11/14/2004, Karl Dubost wrote:
>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.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>
>--
>Karl Dubost - http://www.w3.org/People/karl/
>W3C Conformance Manager
>*** Be Strict To Be Cool ***
>
>
Received on Monday, 15 November 2004 13:04:26 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0 + w3c-0.30 : Thursday, 9 June 2005 12:13:18 GMT