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Re: Implementation Report for Open Source browser

From: Tantek Çelik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>
Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2004 13:38:13 -0800
To: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>, <public-evangelist@w3.org>
Cc: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>
Message-ID: <BC2C4837.34128%tantek@cs.stanford.edu>

Check out the CSS Test page for more:


e.g. the Selectors Test Suite Implementation Report Template


and instructions for filling out:


The CSS WG has completed a few implementation reports for current
implementations yet I didn't see them linked from the test page.  Perhaps
they'll show up eventually.

Note the focus on features rather than assertions.

Assertions are nice for thoroughness (as are reports on individual test
cases), but quite meaningless to most folks unless they are aggregated into
features, and clear communication of whether or not implementations support
each feature of a specification.


On 1/15/04 12:35 PM, "Karl Dubost" <karl@w3.org> wrote:

> Hi,
> Something that could be very useful  for Web developers would be to
> have Implementation Report of Open source software. I would like to
> know if people have ideas to organize that and in which fora.
> The test suites are often available, we just need tables for each open
> source products.
> In the QA Matrix [1], we can find links to already existing Test Suite,
> like the ones made by the CSS WG (Tantek, Ian, and Co)
> + Should we invite the Web community to test the softwares?
> + Should we encouraged the Open Source community to do it themselves
> giving them a few recommendations.
> + Where should it be hosted?
> + Should we use EARL [2] or not?
> Ideas?
> Examples of Implementation Report:
> VoiceXML
> http://www.w3.org/Voice/2003/ir/voicexml20-ir.html
> UAAG 1.0
> http://www.w3.org/WAI/UA/impl-rec/
> DOM HTML Level 2
> http://www.w3.org/2002/11/DOM-Level-2-HTML-Results/
> http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/WebOnt/impls
> http://www.w3.org/Graphics/SVG/Test/20030813/status/matrix.html
> http://www.w3.org/Graphics/SVG/Test/
> XForms Basic 1.0
> http://www.w3.org/MarkUp/Forms/Test/XFormBasicImplementationReport.html
> RDF Core
> http://www.w3.org/2003/11/results/rdf-core-tests
> etc.
> [1] http://www.w3.org/QA/TheMatrix
> [2] http://www.w3.org/TR/EARL10/
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