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Re: answer to TAG issue on positive statements for non applicability

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 13 May 2005 21:01:08 +0200
Message-ID: <1616584172.20050513210108@w3.org>
To: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Cc: www-qa@w3.org

On Friday, May 13, 2005, 8:37:11 PM, Karl wrote:

KD> Dear Chris,

KD> You replied to that your answer was partially satisfied. We discussed
KD> about your concerns at the last QA WG meeting [1]

KD> See Below the resolution

KD> Le 05-05-03 à 12:21, Chris Lilley a écrit :
>> On Tuesday, May 3, 2005, 5:03:49 PM, Karl wrote:
>> KD> Original comments (issues 1151, 1143, and part of 1158):
>> Thank you for the response. It partially satisfies the concerns I
>> raised.
>> A first publication of a specification can still have deprecated
>> features, if there was a previous poorly documented, undocumented, or
>> defined-by-implementation version. Does your wording imply that a
>> specification at version 1.0 can still be conformant even if it  
>> does not
>> state "There are no deprecated features"?
>> [...]

>> Requirement 12: Identify deprecated features.
>> might be better as
>> Requirement 12: Identify deprecated features or state that there are
>> none.

KD> Our resolution is:

KD> * We will reword the text to make the deprecation possible at version
KD> 1.0 of a technology
KD> * We will NOT change the requirement text for it
KD> * We will propose a technique to take into account your request.

That sounds fine to me.

KD> Thanks.

KD> [1] http://www.w3.org/mid/ 

 Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
 Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead
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