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Re: Some draft code for mobileOK Basic Tests RI

From: Sean Owen <srowen@google.com>
Date: Tue, 6 Feb 2007 13:39:21 -0500
Message-ID: <e920a71c0702061039n40d479davb535b70f3ca5bc07@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Dominique Hazael-Massieux" <dom@w3.org>, "Jo Rabin" <jrabin@mtld.mobi>, public-mobileok-checker@w3.org
On 2/6/07, Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org> wrote:
> Le mardi 06 février 2007 à 08:39 -0500, Jo Rabin a écrit :
> > > Probably so, indeed; but I don't know if it is really that much cheaper
> > > or easier to define "sufficiently strictly the preceding steps" than to
> > > define sufficiently strictly a mobileOK reference implementation.
> >
> > Well, most of what is suggested here as pre-processing needs to be done however you actually execute the tests, surely?
> Absolutely; I guess my point was that separating the pre-processing from
> the tests execution may not be such a big gain in the end; but it's
> totally worth a try.

I agree that we should attempt to get a DOM out of the resource if at
all possible, and write the rest of the tests in terms of the DOM
where possible. A resource that isn't valid will still fail
VALID_MARKUP but I think it's important to take this small step to be
flexible and provide additional info.

I'll look into some kind of Java HTML Tidy.

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