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Re: Comment on test area manifest

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 07 Dec 2006 08:53:38 -0600
To: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hpl.hp.com>
Cc: public-grddl-comments@w3.org
Message-Id: <1165503218.4211.170.camel@dirk>

On Thu, 2006-12-07 at 14:26 +0000, Jeremy Carroll wrote:
> 
> Hi Dan
> 
> do you prefer a drip feed of comments, or one longer message when I am done?
> I have a slight preference for highlighting issues as I come up with them.
> I believe you have a preference for one issue per message,

yes.

>  which I'll 
> try to follow unless you indicate otherwise.
> 
> So, I am a developer trying to implement your spec.
> Being older, and perhaps wiser, than I once was, my code currently looks 
> like:
> 	public void read(Model model, String url) {
> 		// TODO Auto-generated method stub
> 	}
> 
> and I am working on the test suite for the code.
> 
> After having looked at the test area:
> http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/grddl-wg/td/testlist1
> I finally notice that you do support the RDF Core WG Test Schema (good), 
> but I need a working GRDDL reader to read it (bad).

I/we publish the manifests in RDF/XML as well.
 http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/grddl-wg/td/testlist1.rdf

Does that suffice?

> 
> My suggestion is:
> 
> - at some point before last call, take a snapshot of testlist1, say 
> old-testlist1.html and its corresponding rdf old-testlist1-output.rdf, 
> and store those, and put them as the first test, with a note that for 
> developers who want to use the RDF Core WG test case schema, they should 
> first get their code to pass the first test, and then they can read the 
> test suite with GRDDL to get the manifest for the other tests.
> 
> As is, I have copied the details from the HTML page into my Java code, 
> and haven't been able to use the test manifest because I don't have 
> working code.
> 
> Jeremy
> 
> 
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