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Re: Fwd: [testsuites] WebSocket support on w3c-test.org

From: Michael[tm] Smith <mike@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2012 13:26:42 +0900
To: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
Cc: "public-webapps-testsuite@w3.org" <public-webapps-testsuite@w3.org>, Kris Krueger <krisk@microsoft.com>
Message-ID: <20120228042640.GJ278@sideshowbarker>
Hi Art,

I wasn't actually proposing anything. I certainly didn't mean to suggest we
should restrict everybody to only writing WebSocket server pieces in
Python. My purpose was just to let everybody know that it's now possible to
write WebSocket server parts in Python and run them on w3c-test.org.  And
now that we have Jetty set up, it's also possible write tests in Java and
run them there too.

As I said in the other message I just now sent to you and Kris, I think we
can support multiple formats on the server side -- within reason of course.
I don't want to end up installing some obscure system just because somebody
prefers to write tests using it. But I know already that multiple browser
projects are using pywebsocket for testing internally, and I know that
Jetty in general is widely used too, so it's worthwhile to have Jetty
available as well for anybody who wants to use it.

  --Mike

Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>, 2012-02-27 14:12 -0500:

> [I just realized this email did not go to WebApps' testsuite list]
> 
> Mike, Kris, All - how does Mike's proposal below compare to the proposal
> Kris made last week:
> 
>     http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webapps-testsuite/2012Feb/0014.html
> 
> 
> -Thanks, Art
> 
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: 	[testsuites] WebSocket support on w3c-test.org
> Resent-Date: 	Wed, 22 Feb 2012 07:15:29 +0000
> Resent-From: 	<public-webapps@w3.org>
> Date: 	Wed, 22 Feb 2012 16:14:50 +0900
> From: 	ext Michael[tm] Smith <mike@w3.org>
> To: 	<public-webapps@w3.org>
> 
> 
> 
> We now have initial WebSocket server support set up on w3c-test.org. Simple
> demo here:
> 
>   http://w3c-test.org/demo/console.html
> 
> The server support uses pywebsocket, so if you have server components of
> WebSocket test cases written in Python, we can host them under
> http://www.w3c-test.org/ws/
> 
> If anybody's interested in actually trying that right now, and you have
> *_wsh.py handlers you'd like to have installed, we can work on getting
> something set up to facilitate it.
> 
>   --Mike
> 

-- 
Michael[tm] Smith http://people.w3.org/mike/+
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