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Re: jsUnit and the DOM TS

From: Rick Rivello <richard.rivello@nist.gov>
Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2002 07:38:20 -0400
Message-ID: <01df01c1e53b$35b09280$573b0681@sdct.nist.gov>
To: "Robert Clary" <bclary@netscape.com>, <www-dom-ts@w3.org>

> I think this approach should be the default method of loading test 
> documents for the ECMAScript based tests, however there are issues with 
> this approach. For example, Internet Explorer 5 on Windows transforms a 
> raw XML Document into a DHTML Document when loaded into a browser 
> document. Is there any way to turn this feature of Internet Explorer 
> off? This may mean that Internet Explorer will require a different XML 
> Document loading mechanism for the DOM CORE TS, but should not preclude 
> supporting other browsers which do not have this problem. I do not 
> believe this affects Internet Explorer's ability to load HTML Documents 
> and should not affect the ability of the DOM HTML TS to use this 
> approach when loading test documents.
    I'm see you mention IE5.1.  I'm currently using IE6 and will test
    the DOM HTML TS with JSUNIT 1.3.0.

>This reminds me however that the Document Loader in jsUnit currently is 
>limited to a single document at a time. This may be a limitation that 
>needs to be addressed in the proposed jsUnit. How important is it to 
>load multiple test documents at the same time in general and in the DOM 
>TS in particular?

      There are also several tests that throw a WRONG_DOCUMENT exception
      that also load more than one document.
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