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Re: Concerns regarding the W3 Document Object Model (DOM) Conformance Test Suites

From: Curt Arnold <carnold@houston.rr.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Jun 2003 09:47:09 -0500
Message-ID: <3EFB076D.8050605@houston.rr.com>
To: Andrew Clover <and-w3@doxdesk.com>, www-dom-ts@w3.org

Andrew Clover wrote:

>Curt Arnold <carnold@houston.rr.com> wrote:
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>>mark the tests that fail as requiring validation.
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>In this case there will be no test that attribute defaulting/normalisation
>works at all; it is my understanding that a non-validating parser should
>still respect attribute declarations given in the internal subset.
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>Why not simply copy the significant <!ATTLIST>s from the DTD into the
>internal subset of staff[NS].xml? This is how I persuaded my non-validating
>implementation to pass L1/L2 Core.
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I'd consider that a substantial enough change to a test that it should 
be introduced as a new test instead of a tweak to an existing test, 
especially since any change to staff.xml is really a change to almost 
all tests.
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