Re: SEMANTICS - we need them NOW

On Mon, 2002-08-05 at 10:32, Ian Horrocks wrote:
> Dear All,
> As you may have noticed from the discussion about testing, we are
> already in trouble within the WG because we have so far failed to
> resolve the central question of the semantics of the language.

Huh? Discussion of test cases is one of the ways that we decide
the central questions of semantics.

> In
> particular, it really makes little sense to continue with work on
> developing a test suite until we know the meaning of the language we
> are supposed to be testing.

My experience says developing tests as we make the relevant
decisions is best.

Dan Connolly, W3C

Received on Monday, 5 August 2002 14:20:50 UTC