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Re: A Method for Writing Testable Conformance Clauses and its Applications (Was Re: Write up of test assertion extraction methodology)

From: Scott Wilson <scott.bradley.wilson@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Jan 2010 13:51:17 +0000
Cc: Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org>, public-mwts@w3.org, Robin Berjon <robin@robineko.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-Id: <8BAE47F8-B1EC-4F55-B5E3-42D6D5A3F013@gmail.com>
To: Marcos Caceres <marcosc@opera.com>
Hi Marcos,

I think this is a really good piece of work - I'll be pointing a few  
people from other spec orgs at the draft as its addressing a common  

(As an implementer I found the approach - especially the  
implementation reports - really useful and easy to follow in practice.)


On 19 Jan 2010, at 15:49, Marcos Caceres wrote:

> Hi all,
> A draft of "A Method for Writing Testable Conformance Clauses and  
> its Applications" in now available for review online [1]. For those  
> that have not seen it, it basically just documents how we are  
> standardizing the Widget specs and some basic QA processes:
> http://dev.w3.org/2008/dev-ind-testing/extracting-test-assertions-pub.html
> Please consider this a working draft, as it likely contains typos,  
> and a couple of half-baked ideas, etc. Comments are, of course,  
> welcomed. It is expected that this document will be published as a  
> working group note at some point in the future.
> Kind regards,
> Marcos
> Marcos Caceres wrote:
>> Dominique Hazael-Massieux wrote:
>>> Hi Marcos,
>>> Le mardi 05 janvier 2010 à 17:45 +0100, Dominique Hazael-Massieux a
>>> écrit :
>>>> Le mardi 05 janvier 2010 à 17:44 +0100, Marcos Caceres a écrit :
>>>>> I was literally doing an editorial pass right now. I would  
>>>>> appreciate
>>>>> another day or two to finish (and for you and the WG to have a
>>>>> chance to
>>>>> review the changes). If I check-in a draft by Thursday, could we  
>>>>> aim to
>>>>> publish next week?
>>>> Sure, sounds good to me. Thanks for your help on this!
>>> Any news on your editing pass :) ?
>> Sorry, I'm still working on it... it's taking a little longer than I
>> first anticipated :( I've rewritten most of it to describe a bit more
>> clearly how the method was applied.

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