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Re: Making XMLHTTPRequest testsuite mobile friendly?

From: Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 28 May 2007 11:44:25 +0200
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Cc: public-webapi@w3.org, public-mwts@w3.org
Message-Id: <1180345466.14257.39.camel@altostratustier>

Le lundi 28 mai 2007 à 11:37 +0200, Anne van Kesteren a écrit :
> On Mon, 28 May 2007 11:33:03 +0200, Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org>  
> wrote:
> > I've found a test suite that seems to be developed along with the
> > specification, hosted on Opera's servers:
> > http://tc.labs.opera.com/apis/XMLHttpRequest/
> >
> > Is this indeed the official test suite?
> I don't know.

Ok; I guess this means the Working Group hasn't decided to make this its
official test suite, or even started its testing efforts, right?

> > If so, has there been any effort
> > made to make mobile-friendly? I have only looked at a few of the tests,
> > but they were all using <iframe>s, which many mobile browsers don't
> > support. Is there any chance that this test suite could be reformulated
> > using a different markup?
> The tests that are using iframes need a way to instantiate a new browsing  
> context (as defined by HTML5 and The Window Object 1.0). Those tests are  
> testing some very specific cross-document URI resolving magic. As far as I  
> know those are only found within the open/ directory... Definitely not all  
> the tests.

Oops, sorry, indeed; I thought the tests in "open" were the most basic
ones, but I guess the ones in "responseXML" might have been more the
kind I was looking for.

Is there any description/map of the test suite?

Thanks for the quick answer :)

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