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Re: EARL-producing testing tool

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2002 09:36:35 -0500 (EST)
To: Nadia Heninger <nadia@barbwired.com>
cc: <w3c-wai-er-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0202140934130.31499-100000@tux.w3.org>
On Thu, 14 Feb 2002, Nadia Heninger wrote:

  >* The predicates are wrong. In fact, EARL 0.95 only defines
  >earl:passes, and earl:fails. If you want to use "NotTested" etc.,
  >you'll have to compose them in the following way:-

  Oops. :) I basically copied my output from ATR, as you guessed.  You should
  make "Learning EARL by Example" public, it's quite helpful.


  >* Perhaps you can use RDF for the test cases. Something like the
  >following syntax (in Notation3 [1]) would be cool:-
  >@prefix : <http://hkn.eecs.berkeley.edu/~nadiah/tester/ns#> .
  ><http://www.w3.org/Style/CSS/Test/CSS1/current/test15.htm> :id "1.5" .
  ><http://www.w3.org/Style/CSS/Test/CSS1/current/test16.htm> :id "1.6" .
  ><http://www.w3.org/Style/CSS/Test/CSS1/current/test17.htm> :id "1.7" .

  That's kind of cool.  I'm going for easy to produce and easy to parse here.
   I'll play around maybe.

  Would it be worthwhile to produce EARL in n3 too?

You don't need to - there are already conversion tools available, and for now
RDF/XML is the "canonical" format.

  >* Please make the source code for the client public if you can, and
  >attach suitable licensing conditions

  What's suitable?

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