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Re: DOM Level 1 HTML TS

From: Sivakiran Tummala <stummala@netscape.com>
Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2002 16:00:30 -0800
Message-ID: <3C71959D.A71E4FA3@netscape.com>
To: Mary Brady <mbrady@nist.gov>, www-dom-ts@w3.org, Dimitris Dimitriadis <dimitris@ontologicon.com>
Hi,

We are expecting to post around 100 level 1 HTML testcases by 15th of March.
The coverage in Level2 HTML and Level1 HTML are more or less the same.

Thanks
Siva


Sivakiran Tummala wrote:

> 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 Monday, 18 February 2002 19:01:08 UTC

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