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Renumbering assertions

From: Jonathan Marsh <jonathan@wso2.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2007 16:50:03 -0800
To: "'Arthur Ryman'" <ryman@ca.ibm.com>, "'John Kaputin \(gmail\)'" <jakaputin@gmail.com>
Cc: "'www-ws-desc'" <www-ws-desc@w3.org>
Message-ID: <025201c756e4$93e35570$1501010a@DELLICIOUS>


Today in the WG call we discussed whether we should renumber the assertions
as we had planned to do.  Some assertions use a 4-digit number and others
use a 7-digit number which includes a locator code.  Presumably they should
all move toward the 7 digit code (though beyond indicating which part of the
spec the assertion is found in the extra digits don't prove that useful -
one can take the assertion number and use it as a fragment identifier
against the spec to locate the corresponding text.)


We however weren't able to solicit a volunteer to do this work, which is
fairly substantial when one considers that any assertion number change needs
to simultaneously be changed throughout the test suite metadata.  I even
reluctantly volunteered if the WG expressed a strong desire to normalize
these identifiers.  It didn't.


John did offer to try to fit in some work along this line, but first perhaps
it would be good to see how motivated you are to have consistent assertion
identifiers.  Are you motivated enough to do some significant editorial


Jonathan Marsh -  <http://www.wso2.com> http://www.wso2.com -
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