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Re: How to handle a Test Suite at W3C Re: Error in (approved) test 0009

From: Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 09 Oct 2007 09:54:04 +0200
Message-ID: <470B339C.5020502@w3.org>
To: "Hausenblas, Michael" <michael.hausenblas@joanneum.at>
CC: boland@nist.gov, Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>, Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>, Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>, W3C RDFa task force <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>, www-qa@w3.org

Hi Michael,

Any comments and feedback on this review process are welcome, please 
send them to <public-wai-ert-tsdtf@w3.org>. You may also be interested 
in the metadata that we developed for managing the test suites:
  - <http://www.w3.org/WAI/ER/tests/usingTCDL>

Regards,
   Shadi


Hausenblas, Michael wrote:
> 
> Tim,
> 
> Thanks for the pointer - very interesting stuff!
> 
> Cheers,
> 	Michael
> 
> ----------------------------------------------------------
>  Michael Hausenblas, MSc.
>  Institute of Information Systems & Information Management
>  JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH
>   
>  http://www.joanneum.at/iis/
> ----------------------------------------------------------
>  
> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: boland@nist.gov [mailto:boland@nist.gov] 
>> Sent: Monday, October 08, 2007 3:54 PM
>> To: Hausenblas, Michael
>> Cc: Karl Dubost; Dan Connolly; Ivan Herman; W3C RDFa task 
>> force; www-qa@w3.org
>> Subject: RE: How to handle a Test Suite at W3C Re: Error in 
>> (approved) test 0009
>>
>> fyi - there is also a review process for WCAG2.0 Test Samples 
>> Development Task 
>> Force [1]
>>
>> Best, Tim Boland NIST
>>
>> [1]: http://www.w3.org/WAI/ER/tests/process
>>
>>
>> Quoting "Hausenblas, Michael" <michael.hausenblas@joanneum.at>:
>>
>>>
>>> Karl,
>>>
>>> As a matter of practice, we now have (IMHO) a stable process.
>>>
>>> First, whenever someone raises test cases (or proposes
>>> concrete ones, such as done by Ivan [1] or Fabien [2])
>>> the TF puts it on the agenda (see for example [3]).
>>>
>>> We then regularly do the review & approval in the TF
>>> (note that there is a tool supporting this process
>>> available at [4]). The decisions (approve/on hold/reject/)
>>> on each TC are finally recorded at [5].
>>>
>>> This is the process as practiced and it seems to work fine ;)
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>> 	Michael
>>>
>>> [1]
>>>
>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf/2007
> Oct/0001.html
>>> [2]
>>>
>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf/2007
> Sep/0069.html
>>> [3] http://www.w3.org/2007/10/04-rdfa-minutes#item02
>>> [4] http://sw.joanneum.at/rdfa/rdfadebug/index.php
>>> [5] http://www.w3.org/2006/07/SWD/wiki/RDFaTC 
>>>
>>> ----------------------------------------------------------
>>>  Michael Hausenblas, MSc.
>>>  Institute of Information Systems & Information Management
>>>  JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH
>>>   
>>>  http://www.joanneum.at/iis/
>>> ----------------------------------------------------------
>>>  
>>>
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: Karl Dubost [mailto:karl@w3.org] 
>>>> Sent: Monday, October 08, 2007 11:07 AM
>>>> To: Hausenblas, Michael
>>>> Cc: Dan Connolly; Ivan Herman; W3C RDFa task force; www-qa@w3.org
>>>> Subject: Re: How to handle a Test Suite at W3C Re: Error in 
>>>> (approved) test 0009
>>>>
>>>> Hi Michael
>>>>
>>>> Hausenblas, Michael (7 août 2007 - 15:10) :
>>>>> However, what is missing IMHO are clear instructions how
>>>>> to actually do the test *review*.
>>>> Did you made progress on this, or did you decide of a Process?
>>>>
>>>> -- 
>>>> Karl Dubost - http://www.w3.org/People/karl/
>>>> W3C Conformance Manager, QA Activity Lead
>>>>   QA Weblog - http://www.w3.org/QA/
>>>>      *** Be Strict To Be Cool ***
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
>>
> 
> 

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