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Re: DOM Level 1 HTML TS

From: Mary Brady <mbrady@nist.gov>
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2002 11:50:46 -0500
Message-ID: <011d01c1b965$93e7c500$293b0681@sdct.nist.gov>
To: "Sivakiran Tummala" <stummala@netscape.com>, <www-dom-ts@w3.org>, "Dimitris Dimitriadis" <dimitris@ontologicon.com>
Hi Siva,

Thanks for the update.  Are these level 1
HTML testscases for the HTML Module
or are they HTML cases for Core?

--Mary
NIST, Web Technologies
mbrady@nist.gov

----- Original Message -----
From: "Sivakiran Tummala" <stummala@netscape.com>
To: "Mary Brady" <mbrady@nist.gov>; <www-dom-ts@w3.org>; "Dimitris
Dimitriadis" <dimitris@ontologicon.com>
Sent: Monday, February 18, 2002 7:00 PM
Subject: Re: DOM Level 1 HTML TS


> 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
> > > >
> > > >
>
>
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