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Re: XHR tests

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sat, 09 Feb 2008 12:10:29 +0100
Message-ID: <47AD8A25.2010804@gmx.de>
To: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
CC: "Web API WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>

Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
> Hi folks,
> According to MS' testing 4 major browsers (I am guessing they mean 
> Opera, Safari, Mozilla/FF and IE although I am not actually sure) all 
> fail the following tests. It would be helpful to check them against the 
> spec and as tests to determine whether there is some simple bug we 
> should fix. If people are prepared to take on the task of analysing 
> them, we should be able to start making these official or raising issues 
> where this has not already happened.
> Note that I will look at the first one on this list - 
> http://tc.labs.opera.com/apis/XMLHttpRequest/responseXML/009.htm
> If we are going to have decent test coverage, we need to do this not 
> just for these tests but for those we agree are valid tests, so don't be 
> shy about volunteering for a handful of tests and checking them.
> cheers
> Chaals

I just looked at two random tests (that fail here for FF2), and I agree 
that those would be much more useful if they came with some 
documentation about what is expected.

Re <http://tc.labs.opera.com/apis/XMLHttpRequest/responseXML/009.htm>:

This seems to assume that 
is not XML, but it is (served as application/xml).

Re <http://tc.labs.opera.com/apis/XMLHttpRequest/setRequestHeader/007.htm>:

This sets "Pragma" to an invalid value, which may not be a good idea. 
But what's really needed is the source of the server-side code that 
get's executed.

BR, Julian
Received on Saturday, 9 February 2008 11:10:43 UTC

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