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Re: question about Test Suite Framework document

From: Michael Kay <mike@saxonica.com>
Date: Mon, 07 Jun 2010 15:23:18 +0100
Message-ID: <4C0D00D6.1050604@saxonica.com>
To: "C. M. Sperberg-McQueen" <cmsmcq@blackmesatech.com>
CC: public-xml-schema-testsuite@w3.org
I suspect you are right, the test files are present in CVS only in 
zipped form.

I can't see any good reason for this. If others agree, I'm quite happy 
to commit the data files to CVS so that we can work on them collectively 
in the future.

Michael Kay




On 07/06/2010 15:02, C. M. Sperberg-McQueen wrote:
> The XML Schema Test Suite overview document at
>
>   http://www.w3.org/XML/2004/xml-schema-test-suite/index.html
>
> says (among other things), a propos of the availability of
> the test suite through CVS:
>
>    Source files and CVS
>
>     TS source files are stored and tracked in the W3C public CVS
>     repository. The project is called XML-Schema-Test-Suite. As of the
>     2006-11-06 release, only the metadata is currently checked in
>     there for most of the contributions. As and when actual data files
>     are changed from their state on release day (and as available in
>     thedistribution above), they will be checked in there as well.
>
> I think this means that it is possible to obtain a copy of the test
> suite catalog by checking out the CVS directory, but not a copy of
> the test suite, and that while it's possible to track the changes to
> test cases by monitoring their metadata, it's not possible to
> get corrected versions of test cases that change until the WG issues
> a new release of the test suite.
>
> Is that interpretation the intended one?
>
> If so, why make it so hard to keep up with ork on the test suite?
>
> If not, could this paragraph be replaced with something less
> confusing?
>
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