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Re: DOM Level 1 HTML TS

From: Sivakiran Tummala <stummala@netscape.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2002 10:13:58 -0800
Message-ID: <3C695B65.45F01967@netscape.com>
To: Mary Brady <mbrady@nist.gov>
CC: www-dom-ts@w3.org, Dimitris Dimitriadis <dimitris@ontologicon.com>
Hi,

As Mary said there is no difference between level2 html and level1 html
testcases, all the testcases in level2 can be applied to level1 with out
changes

Thanks
Siva

Mary Brady wrote:

> With respect to the NIST tests, there are
> two issues:
>
> 1) DOM Level 1 HTML -- these tests are pretty much the
> equivalent of the DOM Level 2 HTML tests - 90% of which
> just require pointing to the Level 1 DTD -- there are a few
> tweaks necessary for level 2, but not too much -- minimal
> effort to convert ~ 1 week.
>
> 2) DOM Level 1 Core (HTML only implementations) -- much
> more difficult, as the Level 1 XML tests would have to be
> converted -- these tests currently load an xml file and manipulate
> the file via dom calls.  In order to convert, the xml file must be
> converted to an html file, and each of the tests would have to be
> changed.  Most of the tests start with a getElementsByTagName call -
> these would have to be changed to be consistent with the HTML
> version of this file.  Other tests try to get attributes from various
> element
> names -- I'm not sure the best way to represent this in HTML.  So
> essentially the logic of these tests can be reused, but probably all of
> them will have to be recoded.
>
> --Mary
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Dimitris Dimitriadis" <dimitris@ontologicon.com>
> To: <www-dom-ts@w3.org>
> Cc: "Sivakiran Tummala" <stummala@netscape.com>; "Mary Brady"
> <mbrady@nist.gov>
> Sent: Tuesday, February 12, 2002 9:58 AM
> Subject: DOM Level 1 HTML TS
>
> > We've acquired some steam woth keeping up, so once we've released the
> > Level 1 TS for core, we should start working with HTML.
> >
> > There's been two major options brought to the list so far:
> >
> > 1. Convert as many as possible of the existing NIST level 2 tests to
> > level 1 HTML
> >
> > 2. Convert some of Netscape's HTML tests to our markup
> >
> > How long would this take?
> >
> > Also, since both are open options, it seems a good idea to try to
> > minimize duplication by stating what tests would be relevant and within
> > what time frame.
> >
> > Best,
> >
> > /Dimitris
> >
> >
Received on Tuesday, 12 February 2002 13:14:47 UTC

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