EARL - What and why?

Evaluation (and) Reporting Language

Charles McCathieNevile

W3C SWAD-Europe project

(versiˇn espa˝ola, version franšaise)

Overview

If you are looking for technical information, try "Coding EARL by example"

What is EARL for?

Conformance to?

ACCLip
from IMS global - profiles user "context"
Dublin Core
Accessibility group may define terms
CC/PP
W3C - what browser features are available
WCAG, ATAG, UAAG, XAG, i18n, QA
W3C Guidelines

etc...

EARL Pictured (in SVG/HTML!)

on 2001/06/23 at 11:40 pmCharles says:

My document conforms to

Some use cases

Publishing Control

UBAccessify

A search engine...

WAINu

An open source evaluation / repair tool

Paper Trail

OK, so there is a problem somewhere in the page...

How does it work?

An RDF Vocabulary

For more detail see "Coding EARL by example"

What is the current status?

Outstanding issues

Implementations?

Conclusions

http://www.w3.org/TR/EARL10

More implementations are in development

The future looks good, and it works now