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Re: D-AG0001-A - Conformance and Interoperability

From: Jeff Mischkinsky <jeff.mischkinsky@oracle.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2002 17:17:35 -0800
Message-Id: <4.3.2.7.2.20020320171725.00db5c90@gmamerimap.oraclecorp.com>
To: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>, hugo@w3.org (Hugo Haas)
Cc: www-ws-arch@w3.org ('www-ws-arch@w3.org')
+2
   jeff

At 05:13 PM 3/20/02, Mark Baker wrote:
>+1!
>
> > I believe that conformance testing will come to play for the
> > technologies designed by other Working Groups started as a result of
> > the work of the WSAWG.
> >
> > I am all for interoperability and interoperability testing, but I am
> > unclear how that could be achieved at the architectural level (I will
> > be happy to have this clarified though). It would be up to those
> > Working Groups to co-ordinate with people (WS-I and others) developing
> > test suites.
> >
> > I would therefore specify that AC0012-A is delegated to the Groups
> > developing the technologies, and therefore remove the mentioning of
> > the WSAWG in AC0121-A and replace "WS-I" by something more general
> > (anybody could come up with a test suite).
> >
> > In the end, I would maybe drop AC0121-A and rephrase AC0012-A:
> >
> >   Ensures that the development of identified technologies identifies
> >   conformance so that testing software can be constructed.
> >
> > This is a W3C-wide goal, but I guess that it's OK to repeat it.
>
>--
>Mark Baker, Chief Science Officer, Planetfred, Inc.
>Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.      mbaker@planetfred.com
>http://www.markbaker.ca   http://www.planetfred.com

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