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Re: [XHR] Test cases

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2007 11:19:34 +0200
To: "Simon Pieters" <zcorpan@gmail.com>, "public-webapi@w3.org" <public-webapi@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.tpzv6wgv64w2qv@id-c0020>

On Fri, 30 Mar 2007 03:45:45 +0200, Simon Pieters <zcorpan@gmail.com>  
> I found  
> http://dev.w3.org/cvsweb/~checkout~/2006/webapi/XMLHttpRequestTestSuite/  
> which contains three tests, AFAICT.
> The test cases use ActiveX for IE. The spec doesn't say anything about  
> ActiveX. An implementation that only supports xhr via ActiveX is not  
> conforming, so the test cases shouldn't use it.
> Why are the tests in different "host formats"? Is there any difference  
> between HTML and SVG in this regard, for instance? Or is it because some  
> implementation is expected to support SVG but not HTML (or similar)? If  
> not, isn't only HTML enough?
> Presumingly three test cases is not enough to cover all conformance  
> criteria that apply to UAs. Thus, I want to contribute with test cases  
> as part of my review of xhr that I planned to do this weekend. The  
> existing test cases in publish/ seem to be generated from source/,  
> correct? How can I do the same? Or should I just do my own test cases?

I'm sorry your time was wasted on looking this through. The tests I'm  
using to test the functionality described in the specification are located  


Anne van Kesteren
Received on Friday, 30 March 2007 09:20:27 UTC

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