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Re: Testing call this Monday

From: Ms2ger <ms2ger@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 01 Apr 2011 17:16:26 +0200
Message-ID: <4D95EC4A.60108@gmail.com>
To: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>
CC: public-test-infra <public-test-infra@w3.org>
On 04/01/2011 12:38 AM, Philippe Le Hegaret wrote:
> On Thu, 2011-03-31 at 23:21 +0200, Ms2ger wrote:
>> On 03/31/2011 03:01 AM, Philippe Le Hegaret wrote:
>>> On the starting point for the framework: I wonder how long we should
>>> take to close the loop on that one. Either we take the current HTML
>>> framework and continue it, or we use an other one for the starting
>>> point. In any case, I would hate for us starting from scratch and
>>> reinventing the wheel. James mentioned that he has one that can run the
>>> HTML5 parsers already so maybe we could explore that path as well? Also, we'll
>>> need to figure if the framework to be used on desktop browsers will be
>>> the same one as the framework to be used on mobile browsers. Again, if
>>> we can avoid duplicating efforts, that would be better. It may well be
>>> that we start on a common framework and branch it later on.
>> Using the testharness.js the HTMLWG uses makes the most sense to me. (As
>> well as reftests [1] as used by the CSSWG for visual tests.)
> Ah, by framework here, I meant the layer in charge of running several
> test files and collecting the results. testharness.js is for a single
> file. Regarding other techniques, we documented a few at:
>   http://www.w3.org/wiki/TestInfra/goals#Test_methods
> self-describing, testharness.js, and reftests are the immediate targets
> for sure.

Ah, that's indeed what you said. Are you aware of 

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