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Re: XProc Minutes 2 October 2008 - Test suite

From: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Date: Wed, 08 Oct 2008 11:36:09 -0400
To: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <m2abdfksk6.fsf@nwalsh.com>
Toman_Vojtech@emc.com writes:

> ...well, no. We use simple JUnit test cases, nothing special. For each
> test, we have a number of files on the filesystem: a pipeline, a set of
> input documents
> and a set of output documents. In the test, we then explicitly say which
> pipeline we want to run, what documents to bind to its input ports, and
> what documents we want to compare with the results on its output ports.
> This (usually very simple) logic is expressed in Java. But I think it
> should be rather straigtforward to translate this to the XProc test
> suite format.

If you send me the whole package, I'll put it in my queue. Then we can
have a race to see who gets to it first!

I started out that way too, so I may have some perl scripts lying
around to construct test suites from them.

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Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com> | I'm NOT in denial!
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