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Re: SPARQL Protocol Test Suite Update

From: Seaborne, Andy <andy.seaborne@hp.com>
Date: Mon, 24 Oct 2005 18:07:12 +0100
Message-ID: <435D14C0.4010507@hp.com>
To: Elias Torres <eliast@us.ibm.com>
CC: public-rdf-dawg@w3.org

Elias,

More tests running ...

I have run the construct/, ask/ and describe/ tests (one each directory) after 
adding a service endpoint to say where to send the request.  As these all put 
the dataset into the request, it's all the same service endpoint in each case.

7 running so far.

	Andy

Seaborne, Andy wrote:
> Progress report:
> 
> I have some of the select/ tests working.
> 
> "working" is currently defined as issue the request and get back the correct 
> HTTP response - I will increase the checking later.
> 
> Overall comments:
> 
> 1/ I had to add a ptest:service triple to indicate which service to ask. As 
> the tests are on different configurations of services (e.g. with a fixed 
> dataset vs one described in the protocol), I need to ask different services 
> for different tests.
> 
> 2/ Data formats.
> 
> The name in the protocol request does not indicate the syntax of the data.  e.g.
> 
>        ptest:defaultGraph [
>            ptest:graphName example:books;
>            ptest:graphData 
> <http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/DataAccess/proto-tests/data/select/svcsupplied-data.ttl>
>             ] ;
> 
> The easiest way round this is to use only RDF/XML.
> 
> 3/ Comments on manifest vocabulary as before.
> 
> 
> 
> Test comments::
> 
> == "select-svcsupplied" - passed
> 
> == "select-simple" - passed
> 
> == "select-complex" - passed
> 
> == "select-queryonly"
> 
> Wasn't sure what to do with <http://my.example/alice> and 
> <http://my.example/bob>.  They aren't GETtable.
> 
> == "select-ambiguous"
> 
> No data for ambiguous-foaf-alice.n3 and ambiguous-foaf-bob.n3
> CVS sync problems?
> 
> == "select-malformed" - passed
> 
> == "select-refused"
> 
> Not sure why the query is to be refused.
> 
> I'd return a 400 (BAD REQUEST) if query is sent that the (mythical) service 
> description had said it was not supported in some way (e.g. described dataset 
> but the service only has a fixed dataset).  It is not a server error if the 
> client sends a request the server has said it can't handle.
> 
> [Insert discussion as to whether HTTP is an application protocol or not]
> 
> == "select-longpost"
> 
> The query is syntactically wrong (incomplete query pattern, the FROM clause 
> needs a URI).
> 
> --------
> 
> So far : 4 of 8 of the select/ tests pass.
> 
> This is checked in Joseki3 CVS - the class "dev.RunTest" is the entry point.
> 
> 	Andy
> 
> 
> 
> Seaborne, Andy wrote:
> 
>>Elias,
>>
>>Any chance of using the same minfest vocabulary as for the query language 
>>tests?  It means the same manifest parser can be used for the both - this is 
>>what has just bitten me.
>>
>>A manifest [1] is a list of tests - each test is an action and a result.  That 
>>is slightly different to the ptest where the dataset, the query, the preferred 
>>result and the acceptType are all properties off of the test itself.
>>
>>If that manifest vocabulary doesn't work for you, I suggest we change the 
>>manifest RDFS to create a reused piece of vocabulary.
>>
>>Apologies - I should have followed through on this [2] and not left it so 
>>late.  My fault.
>>
>>It's not a road block - I could just copy the code and tweak it to work with 
>>the ptest vocabulary.
>>
>>	Andy
>>
>>[1] http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/DataAccess/tests/test-manifest#
>>[2] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rdf-dawg/2005JulSep/0248.html
>>
>>Dan Connolly wrote:
>>
>>
>>>On Fri, 2005-10-14 at 11:02 -0400, Elias Torres wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>>
>>>>Hi all,
>>>>
>>>>I wanted to update you on work I started to get a protocol test suite
>>>>going,
>>>
>>>
>>>Much appreciated.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>>any advice/direction is gladly welcomed.
>>>
>>>
>>>Here's hoping I get time to study this closely soon.
>>>
>>>Everybody else, please join the fun!
>>>
>>>Gold star to the 1st person to reproduce Elias's results.
>>>
>>
>>
>>
> 
> 
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