CONTENTS

1 Scope
2 Purpose
3 Objective
4 Field of application
5 Definitions
6 Acronyms
7 Developing high quality Recommendations
7.1 Overview of the quality aspects
7.2 Upfront identification
7.3 Formal Description Techniques
7.4 Overview of the process
8 Quality checks
9 Specific guidelines
9.1 Readability
9.2 Completeness of Recommendations
9.2.1 Conformance section
9.2.2 Tools for completeness checking
9.2.3 Testing methodology
9.3 Correctness
9.3.1 Validation of specifications
9.3.2 Abstract Test Suite (ATS)
9.3.3 Publication phase
9.3.4 Maintenance
9.4 Consistency
9.5 Unambiguity
9.6 Implementability
9.6.1 Reduction of the number of options
9.6.2 Best technical solutions
9.7 Testability
10 Use of tools in developing Recommendations
10.1 Early error detection
10.2 Timely Recommendations
10.3 Lower cost
11 References
Annex A Quality Check-list for Protocol Related Recommendations
A.1 General Check-list
A.2 Specific Check-list