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RE: conformance vs. compliance

From: Mark Skall <mark.skall@nist.gov>
Date: Fri, 09 Aug 2002 13:28:52 -0400
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To: Art.Barstow@nokia.com, <www-qa@w3.org>

At 12:38 PM 8/9/02 -0400, Art.Barstow@nokia.com wrote:

>How about adding Compliance to the Glossary and in its definition
>say something like:
>
>[[
>Within the QA Activity, Compliance is synonomous
>with Conformance but that for consistency, the
>Activity uses Conformance.
>]]


I like the idea, but how about "to avoid the proliferation of more than one 
term referring to the same concept" the Activity uses Conformance.
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