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Re: SEMANTICS - we need them NOW

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: 05 Aug 2002 13:20:43 -0500
To: Ian Horrocks <horrocks@cs.man.ac.uk>
Cc: www-webont-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <1028571644.17566.37.camel@jammer>

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 http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
Received on Monday, 5 August 2002 14:20:50 UTC

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