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Re: Open world value tests

From: Steve Harris <steve.harris@garlik.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Oct 2006 09:34:16 +0100
Message-Id: <85985A9F-4C33-4CF5-8577-9403877C816C@garlik.com>
To: RDF Data Access Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>


On 23 Oct 2006, at 23:29, Eric Prud'hommeaux wrote:

>>>
>>> These tests bring up the issue of how we test extensions. I think  
>>> all
>>> we can do is test the bare language, writing tests that appear to
>>> label an extended implementation as "failed".
>>
>> Right - these tests were written to capture "="/"!=" on both known  
>> and
>> unknown types, and what happens when an extension datatype is  
>> known.  Not
>> all the tests will be appropriate in the code DAWG test suite.
>>
>> For testing extensions, how about separating the tests out into a  
>> separate
>> area?  At least, have different manifest files so that an  
>> implementation
>> can pick up the manifests and run the appropriate ones.
>
> I prefer labeling these tests in the manifest, ala:
>
>         [ mf:name    "date-1" ;
> 	rdfs:comment	"Added type : xsd:date '='" ;
>            mf:action
>               [ qt:query  <date-1.rq> ;
>                 qt:data   <data-3.ttl> ] ;
>         mf:result  <date-1-result.srx> ;
> 	mf:requires xsd:date

+1

- Steve
Received on Tuesday, 24 October 2006 08:34:36 GMT

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