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RE: Comments on the new RDF Test Cases draft

From: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Fri, 31 May 2002 11:39:08 +0100
Message-Id: <5.1.0.14.0.20020531113647.02cfb9a0@15.144.25.13>
To: Jan Grant <Jan.Grant@bristol.ac.uk>
Cc: Massimo Marchiori <massimo@w3.org>, phayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>, www-rdf-comments <www-rdf-comments@w3.org>

At 10:17 31/05/2002 +0100, Jan Grant wrote:
[...]

>I can make it as wooly as you like.

Oh dear, I wasn't trying to be woolly, I was trying to be precise :(

[...]


>The reason for the wording is that the author of a popular parser (that
>is, Dave Beckett) said that he wanted some explicit words in the
>document to tell him exactly what he (as a parser writer) was supposed
>to do to see if his parser agreed with the expected output from the test
>cases. If you want to call that "conformance", fine, I suppose it fits
>that definition.

Tricky to do norminatively since the specs don't define a processing model.

The spec could provide guidance though.

Brian
Received on Friday, 31 May 2002 06:43:08 GMT

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