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Re: Some feedback on the DOM level 1 core tests

From: Mary Brady <mbrady@nist.gov>
Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2001 08:48:16 -0400
Message-ID: <00a001c12b08$b65a52b0$293b0681@HAPPY>
To: "Curt Arnold" <carnold@houston.rr.com>, <www-dom-ts@w3.org>
Yes, I think this may be a result of running
samba in a unix-w2000 environment where
file systems are shared.  I think the default
may be lowercase when going between
systems...

--Mary

----- Original Message -----
From: "Curt Arnold" <carnold@houston.rr.com>
To: <www-dom-ts@w3.org>
Sent: Tuesday, August 21, 2001 2:16 PM
Subject: Re: Some feedback on the DOM level 1 core tests


> Joseph Kesselman wrote:
> > > (Of course, readability of those names is rather marginal anyway. I
> > presume
> > > people have already considered camelCasedNames...?)
> >
> > Unfortunately, I had to lose the camel case names that were in the test
> > definitions since the .ZIP file names were all lower case.  I've only
had
> > nightmares trying the change the capitalization of filenames once they
> were
> > in CVS (note the screwy capitalization in the source for domunit).
>
> Actually wouldn't we prefer UpperCasedNames instead of camelCasesNames?
>
> If a CVS god can repair the file names  (I can produce a list of the
> original intended names from the NIST zip file), I could readily get the
> content back in synch with the new file names.  However, from my limited
> experience with CVS, trying to work with files that only differ in case is
> prone to catastrophy.  I think the only approach that would work is
renaming
> the repository files.
>
> I would recommend that Mary try to preserve the capitalization on their
DOM
> L2 submission or we can fix it up before committing it to the CVS.  I only
> realized the problem once I got to the java compile process which occurred
> after the files were in the CVS and a substantial amount of changes to the
> test sources had occurred.
>
>
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