ETSI test specifications include Test Purposes, Test Descriptions and Test
Cases (Read More...).
ETSI TC MTS
has standardized a number of languages dedicated to the specification of these
different documents in an efficient and precise manner. Other benefits include a
common understanding across the testing community, easy maintenance and
specialised tool support.
is used to express Test Purposes and TTCN-3 is used to specify Test Cases which,
with appropriate tools, can be compiled and executed on real test systems.
TDL (Test Description Language)
is an intermediate representation between TPLan and TTCN-3.
TDL is still under development and is expected to be standardized by TC MTS early in 2014.