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Re: server config for XHR tests

From: Michael[tm] Smith <mike@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 7 Oct 2012 10:49:52 +0900
To: Hallvord Reiar Michaelsen Steen <hallvord@opera.com>
Cc: public-webapps-testsuite@w3.org
Message-ID: <20121007014950.GB93492@sideshowbarker>
Hallvord Reiar Michaelsen Steen <hallvord@opera.com>, 2012-10-07 00:37 +0200:

> We sometimes need esoteric server/backend configuration for XHR tests -
> those that currently live here:
> 
> http://w3c-test.org/webapps/XMLHttpRequest/tests/submissions/
> 
> Some of the corner case tests need the server to behave in peculiar ways.
> If the server doesn't respond the way the test needs, it makes checking
> and reviewing the test suite a lot more time consuming. For example,
> currently the server seems to simply reject PUT or DELETE queries with a
> "method not allowed" error - this prevents testing how the XHR
> implementation handles these and causes bogus failures in tests like
> http://w3c-test.org/webapps/XMLHttpRequest/tests/submissions/Opera/open-method-case-insensitive.htm 
> 
> How can we request the config changes we need?

Talk to me :) I'm happy to make whatever changes you need (provided of
course that there's we are reasonably certain the changes will not end up
breaking the behavior of tests that others have submitted).

  --Mike

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