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Re: [{TBD} Conformance] Minutes for 19 November

From: Frederick Boland <frederickboland@yahoo.com>
Date: Thu, 19 Nov 2020 23:38:26 +0000 (UTC)
To: Silver Task Force <public-silver@w3.org>, Wilco Fiers <wilco.fiers@deque.com>
Message-ID: <1349892532.42119.1605829106305@mail.yahoo.com>
 
 

“Substantial” is a legal term – from FindLaw LegalDictionary – 

1a : of or relating to substance, b : not illusory : havingmerit [failed to raise a constitutional claim], c : having importance orsignificance : material [a step had not been taken towards commission of the crime“W.R. LaFave and A.W. Scott Jr”]

2. : considerable in quantity : significantly great [wouldbe a abuse of the provisions of this chapter “U.S. Code”] compare de minimis     

Source:  Merriam-Webster’sDictionary of Law 1996

 

Also, I found an interesting article about measuring “substantiallysimilar”:  

https://www.novoco.com/notes-from-novogradac/close-enough-how-measure-substantially-similar-under-fasbs-new-lihtc-investment-guidance


Although in a different subject area, might provide someinsight, even if the term “substantial” is not kept..


    On Thursday, November 19, 2020, 1:09:54 PM EST, Wilco Fiers <wilco.fiers@deque.com> wrote:  
 
 
Minutes from the [TBD] Conformance Silver subgroup teleconference:

https://www.w3.org/2020/11/19-silver-conf-minutes.html


Summary:- Discussed where/how to remove the phrase "substantial conformance"- Discussed principle 6, on numbers of bugs per website
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