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RE: Writing DOM Level 3 Load & Save tests

From: Jeroen van Rotterdam <jeroen@x-hive.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2002 15:16:33 +0100
Message-ID: <41D11F414A26E942912B7E7696DC8E225DAF0C@JAKARTA.xhive.archipel>
To: "Dimitris Dimitriadis" <dimitris@ontologicon.com>
Cc: <www-dom-ts@w3.org>
Ok,

So what's the planning for extending the framework to DOM Level 3 ?
I won't be able to convert tests before the stylesheets are available.

Jeroen


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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dimitris Dimitriadis [mailto:dimitris@ontologicon.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, March 20, 2002 3:11 PM
> To: Jeroen van Rotterdam
> Cc: www-dom-ts@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Writing DOM Level 3 Load & Save tests
> 
> 
> That should be level2 Core.
> 
> /Dimitris
> 
> On Wednesday, March 20, 2002, at 03:08 , Jeroen van Rotterdam wrote:
> 
> >
> >
> > If DOM L2 is generated, how do you write a test for 
> NodeFilters in DOM
> > L2 Traversal. There is no factory method for the creation 
> of NodeFilter
> > as well.
> >
> > Jeroen
> >
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> > X-Hive Corporation
> > Jeroen van Rotterdam, CEO
> > e-mail: jeroen@x-hive.com
> > phone: +31 10 7108600
> > http://www.x-hive.com
> >
> >
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Dimitris Dimitriadis [mailto:dimitris@ontologicon.com]
> >> Sent: Wednesday, March 20, 2002 3:01 PM
> >> To: Jeroen van Rotterdam
> >> Cc: www-dom-ts@w3.org
> >> Subject: Re: Writing DOM Level 3 Load & Save tests
> >>
> >>
> >> Hi Jeroen
> >>
> >> Thanks for looking into writing tests.
> >>
> >> As a first comment, I can only agree that we have a problem
> >> with the DOM
> >> TS ML for level 3 as the other ones (levels 1 & 2) are generated
> >> directly from the specifications. As Level 3 has not yet been
> >> released,
> >> this needs to be resolved.
> >>
> >> /Dimitris
> >>
> >> On Wednesday, March 20, 2002, at 02:55 , Jeroen van 
> Rotterdam wrote:
> >>
> >>> Hi,
> >>>
> >>> I'm currently investigating the effort for converting our
> >> existing DOM
> >>> Level 3 L&S tests to the framework.
> >>>
> >>> I'm only scratching the surface here, I has been a while 
> since I've
> >>> looked into the testsuite in detail, so forgive me if
> >> questions have be
> >>> asked before.
> >>>
> >>> Issues:
> >>>
> >>> 1. The current frameworks relies on a load methods in the
> >> framework that
> >>> loads a document. Based on that parsed documents tests 
> are written.
> >>> With Load and Save this is not very usefull because you
> >> need to test the
> >>> load.
> >>>
> >>> 2. The schema for DOM L3 and the stylesheets to produce the
> >> tests aren't
> >>> available as far as I can see, writing a first test is
> >> therefore pretty
> >>> tough because there is no way you can get an DOMImplementationLS.
> >>>
> >>> 3. Testing serialization is difficult as well in the
> >> current framework
> >>> because there are no tools to test the serialized form.
> >> Sure you could
> >>> reparse it but that is not a good basis to test the 
> serialized form
> >>> since the document may/will change during parsing. 
> Examples here are
> >>> pretty-print, discard-default-content etc.
> >>>
> >>> 4. DOMInputSource, DOMEntityResolver, DOMBuilderFilter,
> >> DOMWriterFilter
> >>> and DOMErrorHandler don't have a factory method. The test needs to
> >>> provide an implementation that implements the interface.
> >> Any ideas on
> >>> how to solve this in the framework.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> Jeroen
> >>>
> >>> =====
> >>> X-Hive Corporation
> >>> Jeroen van Rotterdam, CEO
> >>> e-mail: jeroen@x-hive.com
> >>> phone: +31 10 7108600
> >>> http://www.x-hive.com
> >>>
> >>
> >>
> >
> 
> 
Received on Wednesday, 20 March 2002 09:17:07 GMT

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