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Re: [css] documentation for autotest

From: Jean-Guilhem Rouel <jean-gui@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 29 Aug 2006 22:33:49 -0400
To: olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Cc: QA Dev <public-qa-dev@w3.org>, Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1156905229.5741.20.camel@localhost>

Le mercredi 30 août 2006 à 10:34 +0900, olivier Thereaux a écrit :
> On Aug 29, 2006, at 23:26 , Jean-Guilhem Rouel wrote:
> > It's simple because it was the first time I was using the xml parsing
> > API (I don't remember it's name). I used this parser because I didn't
> > want to create an xml schema to use tools like JAXB even if the code
> > would be much simpler after that.
> You mean SAX? I was a little surprised how little your code used it  
> to extract content from the soap output and build the test results.  
> But as I said, it works well already.

Yes, SAX! I had forgotten the name. But after looking at the code, it's
very ugly. SAX is only used to read the xml test files. As we only need
a few information from the SOAP output, a simple equivalent of grep
(indexOf) is used. It works well, but it's not very beautiful :p.

Originally it was a shell-script. When I decided to use xml files as
input I switched to Java, but I kept the grep-like extraction of
information ;)

Oh, and I think the method createValidURL could be replaced by a call to
(http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.5.0/docs/api/java/net/URLEncoder.html), this
would be more reliable and efficient than the little method I wrote. 

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