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Re: cleanroom implementation - success!

From: Micah Dubinko <Micah.Dubinko@marklogic.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2008 22:19:12 -0700
To: Ben Adida <ben@adida.net>, RDFa <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>
Message-ID: <C475FFE0.83E%Micah.Dubinko@marklogic.com>

Now that the spec is fresh in your mind, how about taking a few minutes to
spot the undoubtedly numerous bugs I've inserted in the functional
descripton of RDFa?

http://rdfa.info/wiki/Functional_RDFa

All input is welcome. Edit away!

-m


On 6/10/08 9:16 PM, "Ben Adida" <ben@adida.net> wrote:

> 
> 
> Hi all,
> 
> I finally found the time to finish my Ruby cleanroom implementation, and
> I can now say with great certainty that the spec is fully correct.
> 
> Well okay, I didn't quite finish in the sense that I have *not* tried to
> get the XMLLiterals right, in terms of namespaces and such.
> 
> All tests other than the XMLLiterals pass, and I've inspected the failed
> tests by hand, and the only deviation is related to proper namespaces
> within XMLLiterals. (Specifically, test 11,92,94,100,101,102,103.)
> 
> I wrote this cleanroom implementation straight from the spec, without
> trying to optimize anything. I made a few stupid Ruby mistakes, and I
> missed two points in the spec that I then had to fix:
> 
> (A) I forgot to *not* set skip=true when @property was present, Step 4.
> 
> (B) I forgot to clone the evaluation context when skip=true, Step 11.
> 
> Interestingly, issue (A) was very quickly visible with multiple test
> failures. Issue (B), on the other hand, I didn't notice until the very
> end. As it turns out, only test 84 failed as a result.
> 
> In any case, I can say now with great certainty that the spec is fully
> correct.
> 
> If you're interested, the code in all of its ugliness is at:
> 
> http://www.w3.org/2006/07/SWD/RDFa/impl/ruby/
> 
> (ignore the html5lib, which I'm deleting. You need it, but just get the
> gem.)
> 
> and I have it running at:
> 
> http://ben.adida.net/rdfa/ruby/rdfa.cgi?uri=
> 
> Note that, to run the tests, I used triplr.org for conversion:
> http://triplr.org/ben.adida.net/rdfa/ruby/rdfa.cgi?uri=
> 
> -Ben
> 
> PS: and as it turns out, the HTML5 parser *does* pick up @rev, the bug
> was in *my* code.
> 
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