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Re: How should text be normalized for tests?

From: Michael B. Allen <mballen@erols.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2002 04:11:43 -0500
To: "Rick Rivello" <richard.rivello@nist.gov>
Cc: www-dom-ts@w3.org
Message-Id: <20020326041143.2ad44989.mballen@erols.com>
On Mon, 25 Mar 2002 14:26:29 -0500
"Rick Rivello" <richard.rivello@nist.gov> wrote:

> Michael
> 
>    I'm trying to get a better understanding of your problem.
> 
>    I wrote the nodegetfirstchildnull test and want to make sure there
>    is not a problem with the test.  Is there any way you can send me
>    the values of the employeeList.items(0,1,etc). 

There's no problem with the test. The second fragment was some space
coming in from by deficient builder. I meant to say that if I called
normalize() before-hand it worked. Actually if I unconditionally
normalize() for all tests about 12 more tests pass.

Thanks,
Mike

> 
> Thanks
> Rick Rivello
> 
> 
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Michael B. Allen" <mballen@erols.com>
> To: <www-dom-ts@w3.org>
> Sent: Monday, March 25, 2002 1:02 AM
> Subject: How should text be normalized for tests?
> 
> 
> > Expat returns separate #text fragments for newlines and space. This
> > results in extra text nodes in my average DOM tree (unless normalize()
> > is called of-course). I believe this is acceptable but the
> > nodegetfirstchildnull test assumes that the second node is employeeId:
> > 
> > 67       doc = load("staff");
> > 68       elementList = doc.getElementsByTagName("employee");
> > 69       employeeNode = elementList.item(0);
> > 70       employeeList = employeeNode.getChildNodes();
> > 71 --->  secondChildNode = employeeList.item(1);
> > 
> > This is a #text node for me.
> > 
> > -- 
> > May The Source be with you.
> > 
> > 
> 


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