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Re: ERT Action Item: Use Case Scenarios for EARL

From: Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 4 Apr 2005 19:51:50 +0200
To: "'Paul Walsh'" <paulwalsh@segalamtest.com>, <public-wai-ert@w3.org>
Message-ID: <004301c5393e$fc59db30$be5b80d9@K2>

Hi Paul,

> I thought the idea was to use EARL as a click through from a WAI logo 
> to demonstrate compliance of an accessible website.

Not sure what you mean by "click through", I think it is rather
supplementing Web pages with EARL results.

> If this is the case, then it won't necessarily add much more value 
> to its current use, as it will not actually prove anything.

True. The intent is not to *prove* accessibility but provide more
credibility and granularity than the logos. Please also see:

> It will only describe a list of test cases results as collated from 
> various sources, which will still not include every test case 
> performed by an auditor.

Can you provide an example when a test performed by an auditor
would/should not be included in the list of results?

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