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Re: Http requirements

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2001 20:54:07 -0800
To: Paul.Hadfield@symbian.com
Cc: http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com
Message-ID: <20011030205407.A17107@mnot.net>

FYI:

This is discussed (somewhat sporadically) at:
  http://groups.yahoo.com/group/http-compliance/
and is also of some interest on the W3C's w3c-qa mailing list.

(not to say that it is or isn't appropriate here as well)

Cheers,


On Tue, Oct 30, 2001 at 09:39:55AM +0000, Paul.Hadfield@symbian.com wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I too am interested in any information about conformance test suites for
> HTTP/1.1.  I've recently been involved in a client implementation, and
> found planning the conformance testing a very manual task, mainly because I
> could locate no resource other than the RFC that listed (in brief!) which
> RFC MUST/SHOULD clauses apply to each class of application.
> 
> It's interesting to contrast this with the WAP Forum's conformance
> specifications, which are found at the end of each of their specs.
> Furthermore there's a test suite produced and administered by OpenGroup.org
> which tests clients against each clause.  I'd be very happy to discover
> that an organisation somewhere has produced a similar HTTP/1.1 client
> conformance suite.
> 
> Paul Hadfield
> 
> Software Engineer
> Browser Technologies
> Symbian Ltd.
> http://www.symbian.com/
> 
> 
> 
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>                     Matt Lynch                                                                                                                       
>                     <Matt@stimulussolutio       To:     http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com                                                                    
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> 
> 
> 
> G'day all,
>            I'm just getting to the end of an http implementation, and am in
> testing for conformance to the spec.  I've interpreted the spec to the best
> of my ability, and I'd like to cross reference this list against another.
> Does anyone know the url to a document summarising the spec?  This seems
> like such an academic exercise, I figured that there would be an .edu site
> with this info...
> 
> Matt Lynch
> Developer
> Stimulus Solutions
> http://www.stimulussolutions.com.au
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
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Mark Nottingham
http://www.mnot.net/
 
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