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Re: answer to TAG comment on Suggestions of examples for section 2.3

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 3 May 2005 19:50:25 +0200
Message-ID: <1906664678.20050503195025@w3.org>
To: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Cc: www-qa@w3.org

On Tuesday, May 3, 2005, 5:53:11 PM, Karl wrote:

KD> Dear Chris,

KD> Thanks for your comments on the Last Call version of the QA Framework:
KD> Specification Guidelines[0] - 22 November 2004

KD> After two weeks from now (on May 18, 2005), the lack of answer will
KD> be considered as if you had accepted the comment.

KD> Original comment (issue 1149 [1]):
KD> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-qa/2005Mar/0004.html

KD> As a response to your comment, the QA Working Group has accepted your
KD> comment and the following examples[2] have been added to SpecGL:

KD> [[[
KD> As a separate example, any specification that defines the behavior of
KD> a class of
KD> product that creates XML should address creation of XML 1.1 and  
KD> anticipate
KD> future XML versions. In XSLT, creation of XML is specified by  
KD> <xsl:output
KD> method="xml" version="1.0" />, and each version of XSLT defines the
KD> allowable
KD> range of values for the version attribute. Another option is to  
KD> reference the
KD> XML Infoset - for instance, XML Inclusions are compatible both with
KD> XML 1.0 and
KD> XML 1.1 since they reference normatively the XML Infoset, which is  
KD> the same for
KD> the two versions of XML.

KD> In its section Referencing the Unicode Standard and ISO/IEC 10646, the
KD> specification Character Model for the World Wide Web 1.0:  
KD> Fundamentals [CHARMOD]
KD> gives a detailed indications for referencing Unicode Standard and ISO/
KD> IEC 10646.
KD> Specification editors are encouraged to follow these recommendations.
KD> ]]]

KD> [0] http://www.w3.org/TR/2004/WD-qaframe-spec-20041122/
KD> [1] http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=1149
KD> [2]
KD> http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-qaframe-spec-20050428/#ref-define-ex

Thank you, I expect those two examples will apply to a lot of W3C
specifications and will be helpful for document editors.

 Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
 Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead
Received on Tuesday, 3 May 2005 17:51:13 UTC

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