A TDL Communicates Intent and Describes Behavior

The goal of a Test Description Language (TDL) is to put a little structure and a little rigor around effective test writing, where “effective test writing” means tests that communicate intent (which correspond to your scenario title) and describe behavior (the steps of your scenario). Since those attributes should be what all statements of requirement strive for, this means that requirements and tests, at some level of approximation, can be the same artifact. That “level of approximation” is the point at which you get down to specifying the behavior that users find value in.

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