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Re: Glossary

From: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 30 May 2002 13:59:38 -0400
Message-Id: <p05111711b91c18daf1a0@[24.201.26.36]>
To: Mark Skall <mark.skall@nist.gov>, www-qa@w3.org

At 22:20 -0400 2002-05-23, Mark Skall wrote:
>Karl,
>
>I'm not sure where the "validation" definition came from. Tying 
>validation to a document is way too restrictive.   The definition we 
>usually use is "the process necessary to perform conformance testing 
>in accordance with a prescribed procedure and an official test 
>suite."

In a case of the HTML validator you don't have a Test Suite.

So we may do a difference between a validation tool and validation?

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Karl Dubost / W3C - Conformance Manager
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Received on Thursday, 30 May 2002 14:08:27 UTC

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