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Re: DOM Level 1 HTML TS

From: Sivakiran Tummala <stummala@netscape.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2002 14:14:07 -0800
Message-ID: <3C741FAF.681CF3E7@netscape.com>
To: Dimitris Dimitriadis <dimitris@ontologicon.com>
CC: Mary Brady <mbrady@nist.gov>, www-dom-ts@w3.org
Hi,

Thanks, I will contact you, incase i need any help. Regarding submitting of
the testcases.

Thanks
Siva

Dimitris Dimitriadis wrote:

> Hi Siva
>
> Thanks, sounds good.
>
> If you ned any help in the meanwhile, just send an email to the list.
> Also, check with the list for the most appropriate form to submit the
> tests to the CVS (you could either send them in zipped form to the
> submission list and have one of the moderators submit them for you if
> all are ready at once, or submit them yourselves which would mean we
> have to create an extra account. Logistics..)
>
> /Dimitris
>
> On Tuesday, February 19, 2002, at 01:00 , Sivakiran Tummala wrote:
>
> > 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 Wednesday, 20 February 2002 17:14:41 UTC

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