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Re: W3C's XHTML QA plan

From: Masayasu Ishikawa <mimasa@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2002 00:29:10 +0900 (JST)
Message-Id: <20020129.002910.112623269.mimasa@w3.org>
To: www-qa@w3.org
Cc: Art.Barstow@nokia.com, shane@aptest.com
Karl Dubost wrote:

> I know that the HTML WG is working on a test suite, but it's
> difficult to have information on it. Shane P. McCarron (ApTest and WG
> member) sent me an email in november about such a test suite.
>         "We have initiated a test suite development project associated with
> the HTML Working Group.  As the test suite matures (approximately 12
> weeks after we actually start development) we will be making it
> available to the W3C for use."
> I don't know what "available to the W3C for use" includes. Maybe
> Masayasu can explain a bit, or Shane.

"Shane P. McCarron" <shane@aptest.com> wrote:

> Basically, this means that we will release it to the W3C and its members
> under a suitable license agreement.  Use of it will be free and
> unencumbered.  That is what the members of the TDG have agreed, anyway.

To complement what Shane said, here's a formal statement from the HTML
Working Group:

  Members of the HTML Working Group are organizing a Test Development Group
  to coordinate this activity.  Applied Testing and Technology is managing
  this effort.  ApTest has begun development of the test suite and test
  framework.  Members of the Test Development Group will receive early
  access to the materials.  When the test suite is completed, it will be
  contributed to the W3C for use by its members.  The Test Development Group
  is open to reviewing contributions, but at this time we do not anticipate
  requiring any - the structure of the test plan and the basic test
  assertions are largely complete.

Masayasu Ishikawa / mimasa@w3.org
W3C - World Wide Web Consortium
Team contact for the HTML Working Group
Received on Monday, 28 January 2002 10:29:18 UTC

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