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FW: FW: Sniffing test suite?

From: Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>
Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2012 21:20:48 -0700
To: "public-browser-tools-testing@w3.org" <public-browser-tools-testing@w3.org>
Message-ID: <C68CB012D9182D408CED7B884F441D4D06A902E807@nambxv01a.corp.adobe.com>
In particular, I'd like to hand off what little information I've gathered about how to go about testing MIME sniffing in browsers, since 

(a) if sniffing ever becomes part of the standard you will need to test it, and
(b) some testing NOW of what browsers actually do would help a lot in convincing people why a standard is necessary



-----Original Message-----
From: Michael[tm] Smith [mailto:mike@w3.org] 
Sent: Wednesday, November 02, 2011 2:53 AM
To: Larry Masinter
Cc: julian.reschke@gmx.de; Travis Hassloch; Carl Cargill
Subject: Re: FW: Sniffing test suite?

Hi Larry,

It's here:

  http://w3c-test.org/framework/

Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>, 2011-11-01 17:45 -0700:

> I'd like to get some help in organizing the MIME sniffing test suite. 
> I'm willing to do some of the design and implementation work, but I'd 
> like some help.
> 
> You said something at lunch about the testing group having a test 
> harness, but I'm looking for it and not finding it... Can you give me 
> a pointer?
> 
> Larry
> 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Larry Masinter
> Sent: Friday, October 28, 2011 1:28 AM
> To: websec@ietf.org
> Subject: Sniffing test suite?
> 
> http://greenbytes.de/tech/tc/httpcontenttype/
> 
> might be a model for building up a sniffing test suite for HTTP  (the 
> sniffing test suite for ftp and file -- and others -- would have to be 
> coordinated.)
> 
> 
> 

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