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Re: DOM Level 3 Validation Tests

From: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>
Date: 16 Jul 2003 09:22:26 -0400
To: Curt Arnold <carnold@houston.rr.com>
Cc: WWW DOM <www-dom@w3.org>, Kongyi Zhou <kongyi.zhou@oracle.com>
Message-Id: <1058361746.9598.52.camel@chacal>

On Wed, 2003-07-16 at 00:41, Curt Arnold wrote:
> Philippe Le Hegaret wrote: 
> (http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-dom-ts/2003Jul/0008.html)
> ...
> 
> >They are generated with the W3C DOM test suite tools with two changes:
> >
> >1. The Core and Validation specs both have a contentType attribute. This
> >results in duplicate definitions in dom3.xsd. This issue needs to be
> >fixed either in the spec to avoid a possible conflict or dom-to-xsd.xsl
> >needs to be modified.  For now, we've manually modified the dom3.xsd as
> >a temporary fix.
> >  
> >
> The 5 Feb 2003 validation draft has a ElementEditVAL.contentType METHOD 
> returning an unsigned short.  Changing this to an attribute was accepted 
> as a last call issue.  I could not find contentType in the 9 June 2003 
> Core draft.  If there are multiple methods with the same signature 
> (including parameter names) or multiple attributes with the same value 
> type the transforms are adequate to handle it.   However, if there is 
> both a contentType method and contentType method or the signatures 
> differ then the transforms need to be modified.
> 
> If there a contentType attribute is added to a core interface returning 
> a MIME type, then I would suggest changing the name of 
> ElementEditVAL.contentType method to ElementEditVAL.contentModel 
> attribute or similar.  The test suite could compensate, but I'd 
> recommend not using the same name if the types are different,

We did not add a contentType attribute to a Core interface so I still
don't understand the error reported by Kongyi (in fact, no changes were
made on Core and LS since their publications since we spent our effort
on the Validation and Events drafts). I cc'ied him on this message.

Philippe
Received on Wednesday, 16 July 2003 09:22:58 GMT

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