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Re: Confidence claims in EARL assertions

From: Nils Ulltveit-Moe <nils@u-moe.no>
Date: Wed, 25 May 2005 18:36:17 +0200
To: shadi@w3.org
Cc: public-wai-ert@w3.org
Message-Id: <1117038977.12864.390.camel@moe-ulltveit-moe.com>

Hi Shadi

ons, 25,.05.2005 kl. 16.49 +0200, skrev Shadi Abou-Zahra:
> > 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?

Yes, I believe that a W3C working group note on aggregation of
accessibility assessment data is the right way to go ahead. It would be
very useful to have a W3C strategy on this.

What is required to release a Working Group Note on aggregation, and
what are the further procedures?

Would the ERT group stand behind such a note, or is it outside of scope,
so that it must be done under another working group (e.g. WAI or EOWG)
or a new one?

What would be your gut-feeling for a time frame for getting something
started on this?

Best regards,
Nils Ulltveit-Moe <nils@u-moe.no>
Received on Wednesday, 25 May 2005 16:29:18 UTC

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