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Re: QA Glossary / SpecGL Glossary

From: Lynne Rosenthal <lynne.rosenthal@nist.gov>
Date: Tue, 16 Nov 2004 09:03:08 -0500
Message-Id: <6.0.0.22.2.20041116090005.01c37128@wsxg03.nist.gov>
To: Dominique HazaŽl-Massieux <dom@w3.org>, <www-qa-wg@w3.org>



>* Conformance is defined as "fulfillment by a product, process, systems,
>or service of a specified set of requirements." in SpecGL, but as "The
>ability of a product to meet all the requirements claimed to be
>supported" in the central glossary; which one do we want to pick?

My preference in the definition in SpecGL.  It is consistent with ISO and 
IEEE.

>* Test Assertion is defined as "a statement of behavior, action, or
>condition that can be measured or tested. It is derived from the
>specification's requirements." while the central glossary adds "and
>provides a normative foundation from which test cases can be built"; is
>the difference intended?

I don't think there is a problem here.  I don't have a problem with the 
central glossary's addition.  I think that it was added so that the 
definition would relate to TestGL.

--Lynne
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