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Re: FOAF namespace - redirection testing and QA

From: Diego Berrueta <diego.berrueta@fundacionctic.org>
Date: Sat, 02 Feb 2008 11:25:10 +0100
Message-ID: <47A44506.3010505@fundacionctic.org>
To: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
CC: foaf-dev <foaf-dev@lists.foaf-project.org>, SWD Working Group <public-swd-wg@w3.org>

Hi Dan,

These tests are really nice. I particularly like their ability to
auto-generate the Apache config. This feature would be a nice addition
to the Recipes validator [1] (source code is available from [2]).

Cheers,

[1] http://idi.fundacionctic.org/vapour
[2] http://vapour.sourceforge.net/

Dan Brickley escribió:
>
> (nerdy sysadmin details - ignore unless you're interested in RDF
> namespace management)
>
>
> Just a quick note to mention that, since Ralph Swick found some FOAF
> terms that 404d instead of redirected with an HTTP 303 response, I've
> written a little QA script. It's handled as ruby unit tests currently,
> see src at:
>
> http://svn.foaf-project.org/foaf/trunk/xmlns.com/htdocs/foaf/0.1/check303.rb
>
>
> The tests should be reasonably self explanatory. It's a bit of a hack
> but an improvement for sure. And the .htaccess redirection is now
> auto-generated --- if the test fails it suggests a new set of
> .htaccess directives. Previously the redirects were maintained by
> hand, which as Ralph discovered, is error prone.
>
> It would be nice to have this kind of testing offered as a service
> like the RDF validator, or from sites like
> http://schemacache.test.talis.com/
> ... does anyone have something like that, which I  could add to the
> unit tests?
>
> cheers,
>
> Dan

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Diego Berrueta
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