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RE: [xml-dev] New release of W3C XML Schema Test Suite

From: Michael Kay <mike@saxonica.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Nov 2006 15:07:55 -0000
To: "'Henry S. Thompson'" <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>, <public-xml-schema-testsuite@w3.org>
Message-ID: <00b801c708c7$d4d06610$6401a8c0@turtle>

This is excellent news.

First adverse comment: it doesn't set a very good example that the test
catalog uses as its namespace URI the relative URI "TestSuite". There's an
increasing number of tools that are following W3C's advice by not handling
relative URIs as namespaces...

Michael Kay
 

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> From: Henry S. Thompson [mailto:ht@inf.ed.ac.uk] 
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> Subject: [xml-dev] New release of W3C XML Schema Test Suite
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> Thanks to contributions from Microsoft and Sun updating and 
> considerably extending their 2002 contributions, we now have 
> [1] nearly 40,000 tests for W3C XML Schema 1.0 2nd edition.  
> All the tests are now accompanied by metadata in the form set 
> out in the XML Schema Test Suite Framework [2].
> 
> The community owes a big "Thank You" to NIST, Sun and 
> Microsoft for contributing their extensive test collections 
> -- we welcome further contributions!
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> ht
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> [1] http://www.w3.org/XML/2004/xml-schema-test-suite/
> [2] 
> http://www.w3.org/XML/2004/xml-schema-test-suite/schemaframewo
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