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Re: Summary on location pointers (now with the actual summary)

From: Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 06 Feb 2007 14:21:41 +0100
Message-ID: <45C880E5.7010509@w3.org>
To: Christophe Strobbe <christophe.strobbe@esat.kuleuven.be>
Cc: public-wai-ert-tsdtf@w3.org


Christophe Strobbe wrote:
> Regarding Shadi's point about the type of location pointers depending on 
> the test procedure: some procedures for script-based content are purely 
> based on the generated code ("On a Web unit that uses scripts to enforce 
> a time limit, wait until the time-out has expired.")

We should not assume that we can *always* provide [sensible] pointers. 
The way this test procedure is stated, I would argue that there is no 
specific error location to point to. Its a behavioral issue.

> If the above solution for server-side code (expertGuidance / HTTP in 
> RDF) is sufficient, then pointers into generated code may be all we 
> neeed for most cases, except where we have time limits and issues with 
> HTTP headers. Any other thoughts?

In the latter cases, we simply provide no pointers if there are none.


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