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Subject: Re: [office] Not specific to this attribute, example only


On 8/3/2010 10:50 AM, robert_weir@us.ibm.com wrote:
> Patrick Durusau<patrick@durusau.net>  wrote on 08/03/2010 09:51:52 AM:

> What is the alternative?
> "disabled: texture filtering shall not be enabled."
> But this is not really testable unless the semantics of "texture
> filtering" is fully defined.
> or we could say:
> "disabled: texture filtering is disabled."
> But that is just tautological.
> In other words being more precise about the force of the clause (mandatory
> versus optional behavior) is a secondary issue compared to developing a
> testable description of the semantics.

But, the effort to be more precise about the force of the clause 
highlights the lack of testable semantics.

There are a number of issues like that for ODF-Next.

Hope you are having a great day!


PS: Join the OpenFormula call soon! The music is starting to wear. ;-)
> -Rob
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Patrick Durusau
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Convener, JTC 1/SC 34/WG 3 (Topic Maps)
Editor, OpenDocument Format TC (OASIS), Project Editor ISO/IEC 26300
Co-Editor, ISO/IEC 13250-1, 13250-5 (Topic Maps)

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