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Re: update on URL testing and the W3C's test framework

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sat, 10 Nov 2012 12:04:08 +0100
Message-ID: <509E34A8.4050302@gmx.de>
To: Chris Weber <chris@lookout.net>
CC: "PUBLIC-IRI@W3.ORG" <PUBLIC-IRI@w3.org>, "uri@w3.org" <uri@w3.org>, Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
On 2012-11-07 04:27, Chris Weber wrote:
> Hello, I wanted to share some of the progress that's being made in URL
> testing.  About 600 test cases are available in JSON format here:
>
> https://raw.github.com/cweb/url-testing/master/urls.json
>
> Most of these have been collected from Webkit as referenced in the JSON
> file. While usable, there's more work required before this could be
> called stable:
>
> - The "expected" results are currently based mostly on what Webkit
> expects, as a majority of these are taken from Webkit's test framework.
 > ...

And we need to be very careful with that. We know for a fact that Webkit 
differs a lot from Firefox and IE, and in some cases FF and IE are more 
conforming than Webkit and apparently get away with that (fragment 
identifier in data URI comes to mind).

Best regards, Julian
Received on Saturday, 10 November 2012 11:04:44 UTC

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