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Re: Microsoft's cross-document messaging and DOM Storage tests published

From: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2009 07:29:32 +0100
To: "Michael(tm) Smith" <mike@w3.org>, "Adrian Bateman" <adrianba@microsoft.com>
Cc: public-html <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.uoekbimwwxe0ny@widsith.local>

On Mon, 26 Jan 2009 23:23:39 +0100, Michael(tm) Smith <mike@w3.org> wrote:

> Adrian Bateman <adrianba@microsoft.com>, 2009-01-26 14:00 -0800:
>> We'd like to contribute these tests to the working group. I know
>> there were some initial discussions about a testing framework at
>> TPAC but I haven't seen anything since.

Great! Thank you - this sort of thing is helpful in general.

>> Suggestions about how we
>> can submit these tests in a way that allows other members to add
>> to them would be helpful.
> About a year ago when we set up an area on the dev.w3.org CVS
> server for storing and managing test cases:
>   http://dev.w3.org/html5/tests/
> We then got into some discussions about what the structure of the
> subdirectories should be, but never got around to actually
> checking in any tests. But since you've got tests you'd like to
> submit, it would be good to get them checked in there. We can just
> choose a subdirectory structure and adjust later if we need to (I
> have shell access to the directory on the CVS server, so I can
> move/rename directories while still preserving the revision
> histories for the files they contain.

For mine, having some way of knowing when the WG has approved a test, what  
things it relies on, etc is valuable. But that doesn't need to be  
reflected exactly in the directory structure, since we can add data about  
tests later.



Charles McCathieNevile  Opera Software, Standards Group
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