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Re: Bug tracking

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 16 Nov 2006 10:33:06 +0000
To: "Michael Kay" <mike@saxonica.com>
Cc: <public-xml-schema-testsuite@w3.org>
Message-ID: <f5bejs3heal.fsf@erasmus.inf.ed.ac.uk>

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Michael Kay writes:

> Could I suggest that you consider using the W3C bugzilla database for
> tracking bugs against the Schema test suite? This is how XQTS have operated
> and it's hard to see how they would have managed without it. I'm going to be
> reporting a large number of bugs, and it's going to be very difficult to
> track progress in resolving them if it's all done by informal email.

Sounds sensible to me.  I'll get a definitive ruling tomorrow.
Perhaps you can hold off sending your planned bug reports until I've
got that set up.

> A CVS repository that allows fixed tests to be downloaded as soon as they
> are available would also be a great boost.

That's in place, just waiting for agreed corrections.

> In reporting test results, the only test results allowed by the schema
> appear to be "valid" and "invalid". It would also be useful to allow "not
> run" for cases where the processor was unable to run the test (e.g. because
> it ran out of memory), and "test bug reported" to indicate that a bug has
> been reported against the test in question.

Yeah. . .

ht
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