Re: Confidence claims in EARL assertions


Nils Ulltveit-Moe wrote:
> These are difficult questions, and neither strategy is completely right
> or wrong.
> What are your views on how data can be aggregated?

Indeed, it is a tricky issue. Should we implement some form of earl:confidence property then we must ensure we have a mechanism to aggregate it. For example, by defining reasonable data types. However, I don't think that the aggregation "policy" should be part of EARL. Not even part of WCAG.

It may make a lot of sense to release a Working Group Note or similar document on a possible strategy for using the earl:confidence property in the context of WCAG (if we should implement it), but EARL should be not limited to that one use case.

Do you share the same view?


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