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RE: [General] Status?

From: Arnold, Curt <Curt.Arnold@hyprotech.com>
Date: Fri, 10 Aug 2001 10:53:56 -0600
Message-ID: <70E215722F6AD511820A000103D141D40AA4AF@thor.aeathtl.com>
To: "'www-dom-ts@w3.org'" <www-dom-ts@w3.org>
>  > DOM Level 1 tests definitions should be added to
>  > 2001/DOM-Test-Suite/tests/level1/core, corresponding test 
> files  > should added to 2001/DOM-Test-Suite/files/level1/core.
>   This makes me think that the test files should ride along 
> with the tests, possibly in a subdir:  tests in 
> .../tests/level1/core, files in .../tests/level1/core/files 
> (or data).  Maintaining two sets of directories seems pretty 
> artificial.

They could be in the same directory as long as we use a distinct extension for test definitions.  If they are all .xml files, then ANT can't determine which files are test definitions and should be
validated or transformed and which are test resources.  

How about .tst for test definitions?

> I think people will have very divergent opinions on this.  
> My thought on it is that CVS is very good at keeping track of this stuff, and 
> it's easy enough to get out of CVS using "cvs log", so adding it to the test
> seems extraneous.

If we decide otherwise, we can add the log elements at any time.   I'll put that one on hold.  However, leveraging the CVS log is definitely a better approach than trying to put the equivalent log
explicitly in the test.
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