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UAAG Conformance Example In EARL

From: Sean B. Palmer <sean@mysterylights.com>
Date: Sun, 13 May 2001 23:37:29 +0100
Message-ID: <005d01c0dbfd$4fc39340$0fdc93c3@z5n9x1>
To: <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>
Cc: <w3c-wai-er-ig@w3.org>
The User Agent Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 [1] currently has a
section about making valid conformance claims. At the moment, the only
example [2] is in prose (XHTML), but ERT WG is working on a language
that should be able to express conformance claims such as these in a
machine readable format, called "EARL" or the "Evaluation And Report
Langauge" [3].

What follows is an informative hack attempt at representing the
example provided by UAAG in EARL. This is provided purely for comment
only, and does not constitute any kind of normative example; this is
merely on the whim of the author :-)

@prefix earl: <http://www.w3.org/2001/03/earl/0.95#> .
@prefix : <http://example.com/2001/ns/#> .
@prefix rdfs: <http://www.w3.org/2000/01/rdf-schema#> .
@prefix dc: <http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/> .

:ProjectXOrg earl:asserts
   { :Project :passes :UAAG } .

:ProjectXOrg earl:platform
     [ :os "MyOperatingSystem"; :version "4.2" ] .

      earl:testSubject <http://example.org/projectx>;
      a earl:UniqueTestSubject, earl:Tool;
      dc:date "2001-04-09";
      earl:version "4.3" .

:passes a earl:ResultProperty;
   earl:Validity earl:Pass;
   earl:confidence earl:High;
   dc:date "2001-04-09" .

   a earl:TestCase;
   dc:title "User Agent Accessibility Guidelines 1.0";
   earl:level "Double-A; AA";
   earl:suite <http://www.w3.org/TR/2001/WD-UAAG10-20010409>;
   earl:excludes [ rdfs:seeAlso "UAAG 3.1";
       rdfs:comment """Unsupported content types: Video, Speech.
         Unsupported input modalities: Voice""" ];
   rdfs:seeAlso <http://example.com/checkpoints> .

Please note that this uses an experimental and as yet unpublished
schema. I expect (i.e. hope!) this to be published shortly, pending
approval by ERT. Minor modifications cannot be ruled out.

Thanks for your time,

[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/UAAG10/
[2] [[[
<p>On 9 April 2001, Project X (version 2.3) running on
MyOperatingSystem (version 4.2) conforms to <abbr title="the World
Wide Web Consortium">W3C</abbr>'s "User Agent Accessibility Guidelines
1.0", http://www.w3.org/TR/2001/WD-UAAG10-20010409, level Double-A.
Unsupported content types: Video, Speech. Unsupported input
modalities: Voice. (see section 3.1 of the UAAG 1.0). The <a
href="http://example.com/checkpoints">list of checkpoints that do not
apply</a> is available online.</p>
]]] - http://www.w3.org/TR/UAAG10/#Conformance
[3] http://www.w3.org/2001/03/earl/

Kindest Regards,
Sean B. Palmer
@prefix : <http://webns.net/roughterms/> .
:Sean :hasHomepage <http://purl.org/net/sbp/> .
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