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Re: Schema imports in MinimalConformance

From: Wolfgang Hoschek <wolfgang.hoschek@mac.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Jul 2006 16:12:30 -0700
Message-Id: <3CFADE35-A752-4137-B7A7-93265173CE69@mac.com>
Cc: Xavier Franc <xfranc@online.fr>, public-xqts-comments@w3.org
To: Frans Englich <englich@kde.org>

What's the rationale for making a 1.0 release if it contains a long  
laundry list of known bugs, going back all the way to 0.8.0? (e.g.  
many unresolved whitespace issues, as of yesterday). 1.0 will be  
interpreted as a call for conformance, and I'd rather not conform to  
a buggy test suite. Why not call it 0.9.5? or 1.0-beta1?


On Jul 14, 2006, at 4:12 PM, Frans Englich wrote:

> On Thursday 13 July 2006 22:50, Xavier Franc wrote:
>> Dear XQTS developers,
>> There are still many "import schema" declarations in  
>> MinimalConformance
>> tests (around 250, nearly 2%).
> Yes, it seems to be this one:
> http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=2666
>> These tests will always fail with an implementation that does not
>> support Schema:
>> "If an XQuery implementation does not support the Schema Import  
>> Feature,
>> it MUST raise a static error [err:XQST0009] if it encounters a schema
>> import."
>> IMHO those tests should be moved into the "Optional" part, rather  
>> than
>> be adorned with an "expected-error" clause.
>> I am looking forward to seeing this done in the 1.0 version.
> Unfortunately I must say it's highly unlikely this will be fixed in  
> 1.0. Yes,
> the issue has been open for long, and I would also very much like  
> to see it
> fixed.
> The reason is that we(the test suite task force) have problem  
> getting in
> contact with all our members. Vacations pokes holes in work flow  
> this time of
> year.
> Hopefully, it will be fixed in a bug fix release that has been  
> suggested to
> follow the 1.0 release.
>> PS: I intentionally dont add a bug into bugzilla: I am not  
>> comfortable
>> with this tool, and I think it is up to the
>> XQTS developers to manage the bug database. Furthermore there are
>> already several reports concerning this topic.
> You are of course very welcome to use this list. Many find using  
> the bug
> database practical. Let us know if there's any trouble you have so  
> we can
> help, if you like. But again, you're welcome to use this list.
> (Personal response.)
> Regards,
> 		Frans
Received on Friday, 14 July 2006 23:12:44 GMT

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