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Test Cases for XML Processor Profiles

From: Alex Milowski <alex@milowski.org>
Date: Thu, 7 Apr 2011 16:23:17 -0700
Message-ID: <BANLkTi=iTPStHKNopTKVZSVFbaXv74TFuA@mail.gmail.com>
To: XProc WG <public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org>
I believe it is probably time to start developing a set of test cases
for XML processor profiles.  We'll probably be lifting examples, etc.
from other specifications.

We also have the difficulty of not having an "expected output" against
which we will be testing.  We can describe the expected outcomes for
particular elements as a way of allowing implementors to test their
systems.  That is, a web browser vendor can inspect the DOM for
certain properties that should be their if they've done the correct
thing during processing the XML.

I suppose this e-mail counts as volunteering.

--Alex Milowski
"The excellence of grammar as a guide is proportional to the paucity of the
inflexions, i.e. to the degree of analysis effected by the language

Bertrand Russell in a footnote of Principles of Mathematics
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