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Re: "GRDDL Agents" section, normative security text for review (# issue-conformance-labels)

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 19 Feb 2007 15:49:26 -0500
Message-Id: <e00fcdb111aec3c68538a60096ec2bb0@w3.org>
Cc: Murray Maloney <murray@muzmo.com>, GRDDL Working Group <public-grddl-wg@w3.org>, Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
To: Harry Halpin <hhalpin@ibiblio.org>

On Feb 17, 2007, at 5:35 PM, Harry Halpin wrote:
> As regards the possibility of recursion in GRDDL, I noticed this 
> earlier
> when making the grddlonrdf testcase, so I wrote a quick test-case. Try
> to see what happens when you GRDDL this URI:
>
> http://www.ibiblio.org/hhalpin/homepage/notes/recursive.rdf

I wonder if this is different from the existing (unapproved) loop test 
case.
http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/grddl-wg/td/testlist3#loop

> Chime's GRDDL.py does appear to go into an endless loop

Yes, I have seen that bug before.

>  - on my machine,
> I get a "  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/random.py", line 188, in
> randrange    if width >= maxwidth:
> RuntimeError: maximum recursion depth exceeded in cmp"
>
> Ouch.
>
> We could underspecify this or add my test to the test-suite and add 
> some
> text.

Why add any text? This is just a bug in some software. I don't
see anything that's unspecified.

-- 
Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
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