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Re: Action items status

From: Dimitris Dimitriadis <dimitris@ontologicon.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2002 09:29:54 +0300
Cc: www-dom-ts@w3.org
To: Curt Arnold <carnold@houston.rr.com>
Message-Id: <C5A3C8BB-9A17-11D6-8F1C-000393556882@ontologicon.com>

OK, since it seems we have general agreement that the HTML parts of the 
TS are stable (except if Rick protests), I'd suggest to point our energy 
toward finalizing the framework. Bob, could you please respond to Curt's 
request for review and make an agenda for what you want the rest of us 
to do to help finish the framework?


On Thursday, July 18, 2002, at 08:50  AM, Curt Arnold wrote:

> Dimitris Dimitriadis wrote:
>> All,
>> I'd like to do a survey on how things stand in order to estimate how 
>> much more work we need before being able to release the next version 
>> of the DOM TS. Most activity of late has been in connection with HTML 
>> tests, and not so much the DOM TS framework.
>> 1. HTML. What is the count of tests for L1/2? Have they been checked 
>> for correctness?
> I've gotten HTML L1 down to what I think are true implementation bugs. 
> Rick was supposed (and probably has) mirrored the changes into the HTML 
> L2.
>> 2. Framework. I've informed the DOM WG that we've started working on a 
>> new framework and invited the member companies to provide feedback on 
>> the new framework. Are there particular issues Bob and Edward would 
>> like help with? When do you expect to be able to run the new framework 
>> with the old tests?
> There is currently a fork in the JSUnit work.  About a month ago, I 
> updated test-to-ecmascript.xsl, the support files and provided a hacked 
> version of the initial JSUnit 1.3 alpha that would run the tests. While 
> I was in the death throes of getting that ready, Bob issued a revised 
> JSUnit 1.3.  I had asked Bob to review the generated tests and my 
> hacked JSUnit and suggest a path forward, but didn't get any feedback.  
> I like the way the tests are currently rendered and in general, like 
> the modifications that I made to JSUnit.  However, I did the JSUnit 
> mods quick and dirty and may have broken something, so I'd suggest 
> incrementally working in the changes and making sure that existing non 
> TS tests still run.
>> There are a few more issues that I've taken up with the DOM WG, in 
>> particular:
>> 1. Tests for particular modules. We've discussed having tests written 
>> for the modules by those responsible for producing them (the member 
>> companies whose representatives prdocue the specifications).
>> 2. DOM TS Group involvement: I've raised the issue of not having a 
>> very balanced division of labour (as indicated earlier in a series of 
>> postings to this list) which in turn means that we cannot ensure that 
>> all implementations will run smoothly with the new framework.
>> Any other issues?
>> /Dimitris
Received on Thursday, 18 July 2002 02:29:00 UTC

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