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Re: Formal Objection: publication of XForms 1.1 as LCWD

From: Aaron Reed <aaronr@us.ibm.com>
Date: Sat, 5 May 2007 15:42:50 -0500
To: www-forms@w3.org
Message-ID: <OFD0AF51C6.5FB27D9D-ON872572D2.0071A53D-862572D2.00718403@us.ibm.com>

Automation where possible is a great thing, of course.  But some things
just can't be automated, yet are certainly valuable enough to have in the
testsuite.  Like having a test that shows that a xf:message that contains a
xf:output or a xf:select that contains a xf:item that contains a xf:label
that contains a xf:output.  Both are things worthy of the testsuite, I
think, but both would be tough to verify in a way other than visually.

But if automation is possible, then these visually-verifiable-only tests
could be broken out into a separate piece that might only take 10 minutes
to run instead of the day it takes to run the test suite, now.

Maybe the W3C needs to run a 'summer of code' type of thing to get this

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