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Re: definition of test assertion

From: Lynne Rosenthal <lynne.rosenthal@nist.gov>
Date: Mon, 15 Sep 2003 13:38:57 -0400
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To: Alex Rousskov <rousskov@measurement-factory.com>
Cc: www-qa@w3.org, www-qa-wg@w3.org
The current definition of Test Assertion:

 From the QA Glossary: http://www.w3.org/QA/glossary
Test Assertion
A set of premises that are known to be true by definition in the spec.
 From the SpecGL, which builds upon this definition, further refining it in 
the context of SpecGL
Test Assertion
     a statement of behavior, action, or condition that can be measured or 

At 12:12 PM 9/15/2003, Alex Rousskov wrote:

>On Mon, 15 Sep 2003, Lynne Rosenthal wrote:
> > Atomic test assertion: a test assertion that cannot be decomposed further.
>         Since there were some confusion in this area in the past,
>could you please post the _current_ definition of "test assertion"?
>Thank you,
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