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Issues about the DOM TS brought up in the DOM WG Telcon

From: Dimitris Dimitriadis <dimitris@ontologicon.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2002 19:24:31 +0100
To: www-dom-ts@w3.org
Message-Id: <1576F90D-262F-11D6-B023-000393556882@ontologicon.com>
 From the top of my head there are the following issues brought up by 
Netscape representatives (they will send a message to this list after 
having checked thouroughly):

1. Browser sniffing -- it seems that the sniffing is not elaborate 
enough, makes Mozille, for example, run code with calls to an ActiveX 
2. Tests on default attributes require a validating parser, which is not 
a requirement (for XML), for HTML default attributes need to be there. 
The issue is then that the TS tests the XML appclication DOM, not the 
browser DOM

And from IBM:
1. readonly issues, as indicated in a previous message
2. Ability to run single tests (in Java) instead of the entire suite. I 
promised to come back with relevant info on how not to run entire suites 
(this is the way we run it right now)

Received on Wednesday, 20 February 2002 13:28:27 UTC

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