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Re: Adding a new spec to WPT

From: Shane McCarron <shane@spec-ops.io>
Date: Tue, 10 May 2016 09:09:59 -0500
Message-ID: <CAJdbnODjSLK7JV_5AqrioohuJ0VVemeAX5pVXA3K6Lm1YTgz=w@mail.gmail.com>
To: James Graham <james@hoppipolla.co.uk>
Cc: public-test-infra <public-test-infra@w3.org>
That's what I was hoping you would say.  The Working Group has a f2f next
week at which I hope they will approve the general direction.  At that
point we can start the migration / integration process.

Note that at this time (because of the nature of the spec) the tests will
all be manual.  We plan to add a mechanism for implementors who choose to
do so to easily drive the tests automatically - but the tests will remain
the same regardless.

On Tue, May 10, 2016 at 9:02 AM, James Graham <james@hoppipolla.co.uk>

> On 10/05/16 14:58, Shane McCarron wrote:
>> Okay - sounds like a plan!  Do you think we should wait until the tests
>> are ~complete, or can we start the integration with a handful of proof
>> of concept tests and then flesh it out in situ?
> I suggest starting as sooner so that you don't write a whole lot of tests
> that are unsuitable or need larger changes, for whatever reason.
>> On Tue, May 10, 2016 at 8:52 AM, James Graham <james@hoppipolla.co.uk
>> <mailto:james@hoppipolla.co.uk>> wrote:
>>     On 10/05/16 14:29, Shane McCarron wrote:
>>         Okay.... we are making good progress on the work of developing
>>         tests for
>>         the Web Annotation Data Model spec.  This is planned to go to CR
>>         in the
>>         coming weeks.  The work has not required any new "tools", but
>>         does have
>>         a couple of local python and JS utilities to assist with
>>         generating the
>>         .html files and evaluating the tests.
>>         So.... what's the process for adding a new top level folder to
>>         wpt?  The
>>         shortname is annotation-model, and I have added it in my fork of
>>         wpt [1]
>>         for development purposes.
>>     Make a pull request of the branch containing the new folder. Find
>>     someone who understands the spec to review for specwise correctness,
>>     and get someone who understands the test format to review for
>>     correct API usage.
>> --
>> Shane McCarron
>> Projects Manager, Spec-Ops

Shane McCarron
Projects Manager, Spec-Ops
Received on Tuesday, 10 May 2016 14:10:56 UTC

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